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Sourdough Apple Muffins
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5 from 18 votes

Sourdough Apple Muffins

Delicious Sourdough Apple oatmeal muffins, with goodness of protein rich, oatmeal, red quinoa, flax seeds and Chia seeds with tart apple andsourdough starter. Excellent filling breakfast muffins.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Muffins, Sourdough Apple Oatmeal Muffins
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 114kcal


  • 1 cup 130g Unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup 117g oatmeal mixture ( 1/2 cup Rolled oats, 2 tablespoon oat bran, 2 tablespoon chia seeds, 2 tablespoon flax seeds and 2 tablespoon red quinoa )
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup grated apple
  • 1 cup apple diced into ¼” cubes
  • ¼ cup 51g canola oil
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup 29g milk
  • ¼ cup 50g sourdough starter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup 134g apple sauce
  • Topping
  • ¼ cup Oatmeal Mixture
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C). line with muffin tin with muffin liners. Set aside.
  • Whisk the flour, oatmeal mixture, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon mix together.
  • In a large bowl, add oil, egg, brown sugar, milk, apple sauce and mix well to this add sourdough starter until all wet ingredients are combined. Then add grated apple and apple pieces and mix once again.
  • To the wet ingredients add dry ingredients and mix until *just* combined. Do not over-mix. Batter will be thick and a little lumpy.
  • In a small bowl make topping, add ¼ cup oatmeal mixture and rest of ingredients for the topping and mix well and set aside.
  • Divide batter among prepared muffin pan, filling all the way to the top. Then top with 1 tsp of topping.
  • Bake at 400°F for 10 minutes, then, keeping the muffins in the oven, reduce the oven temperature to 350°F (177°C) and continue to bake for 15 minutes or until centers are set and toothpick comes out clean.
  • Enjoy with cup of coffee of milk.



As these muffins contain fresh fruit, they will spoil more quickly than regular muffins. Try storing them in the refrigerator if you are not intended to finish them within a day or two or store them in the freezer for longer-term storage.


Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
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