Make Fall Mornings Simple with These Easy Applesauce Muffins

food-wood-coffee-cup-largeWith school back in session, mornings can get hectic. When the bus or carpool is waiting in the driveway, sometimes grabbing a quick breakfast is the only thing the kids have time to do. You can make mornings on the run a little bit more delicious for them, with this homemade muffin recipe from Perfect for a fall morning pick-me-up, these applesauce muffins are a great way to start the day. And, because they require just a few ingredients and are so easy to make, they may very well become your morning go-to this season.

Easy Applesauce Muffins


2 cups flour

¾ cup sugar

2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. salt

1 large egg, beaten

1 cup unsweetened applesauce

½ cup butter, melted


Heat oven to 375ºF. Spray muffin tins with nonstick spray. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a bowl. Mix in beaten eggs, applesauce and melted butter by hand. Evenly scoop muffin mixture into muffin pans. Sprinkle crystal sugar sprinkles on tops of muffins, if desired. Bake for 18-20 minutes; test for doneness by inserting a toothpick into the center of a muffin – if it comes out clean, the muffins are done.

As the warm summer days turn into crisp autumn days, seasonal flavors like apple provide us with the warm, comfortable feeling of home. To ensure that your home is a haven this fall season, make sure your furnace has the maintenance it needs to keep you toasty once the outside temperatures start to cool down. Just give Family Danz a call at (518) 427-8685, and we will schedule a heating maintenance appointment with you to help you prepare your furnace for cooler days ahead.