Apple Oat Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups oat flour OR rolled oats processed in a food processor into a flour consistency
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk (non dairy milk, for dairy-free)
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup neutral oil (sunflower, vegetable or grapeseed)
  • 1 cup grated apple

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180 C.
  • Line a 12 cup muffin tin.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the oat flour, oats, nutmeg, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt.
  • In another bowl, mix together the milk, egg, maple syrup, and vanilla, then gradually whisk in the oil.
  • Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until smooth.
  • Allow to sit for 10 minutes while the oats rehydrate.
  • Meanwhile, dice the apple.
  • After 10 minutes, gently fold in the apple to the batter. Then use a 1/4 cup measure to spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin.
  • Makes about 12
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until puffed and golden