Healthy Apple-Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

  • Servings : 12
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 40m

Healthy apple-cinnamon muffins recipe.Very tasty dessert baked in oven. You can also prepare apple-cinnamon cake in pressure cooker (recipe adapted from Please check out our delicious cake recipes.

Pressure Cooker Apple-Cinnamon Cake Recipe

Ingredients: 4 oz (120 ml) cream cheese at room temperature ,  1/2 cup powdered (caster) sugar , 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract , 4 tablespoons whole milk , 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice ,2 cups all-purpose flour , 1/4 teaspoon salt , 1 tablespoon baking powder , 1 cup unsalted butter,softened , 1 cup (250 ml) sour cream ,2 large eggs , beaten , 1 tablespoon vanilla extract , 1/2 cup brown sugar , 1 cup chopped apples , 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon , 2 tablespoons unsalted butter , melted

Instructions:In a mixing bowl , combine cream cheese , powdered sugar , 1 teaspoon vanilla extract , milk and lemon juice.Using  electric mixer , beat until well combined. Set aside.

Line 7-inch (17.5 cm) springform with aluminum foil.Lightly grease with cooking spray. In a small mixing bowl ,combine all-purpose flour , baking powder and salt.Stir well and set aside.

In another bowl ,combine butter and sour cream. Beat until fluffy. Stir in 1½ cups sugar.Add beaten eggs and remaining 1 tablespoon vanilla. Gently stir flour mixture into creamy mixture.

Spread the batter into prepared (greased) springform pan.

In a small mixing bowl,combine brown sugar , chopped apples and ground cinnamon. Stir in melted butter until mixture is crumbly. apply 1/2 of glaze followed by the apple mixture .

Set burner heat to high pressure.When cooker reaches high pressure , reduce heat to low. Set timer to cook for 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center of cake comes out clean.

Healthy Apple-Cinnamon Muffins Recipe


  • 1 ²⁄³ Plus 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ oz (45 g) uncooked yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon double-acting baking powder
  • 3/4 pound (360 g) apples,cored,pared.and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup thawed frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 2 ¼ oz (70 g) reduced-fat Cheddar cheese,shredded
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar with Reduced-Calories
  • dash of freshly fround cinnamon
  • dash of ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons corn oil
  • 3 large eggs,lightly beaten


Step 1

Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C).

Step 2

Line twelve 2 1/2-inch-diameter muffin-pan cups with paper baking cups. Set aside.

Step 3

In large mixing bowl,combine flour,cornmeal,and baking powder. Add apples,corn,cheese,sugar,cinnamon,and nutmeg,stirring to combine.

Step 4

In small mixing bowl beat together oil and eggs. Stir into flour mixture(do not beat or overmix).

Step 5

Fill each baking cup with an equal amount of batter(each will be about 2/3 full). Bake in middle of center oven rack for 15 min(until muffins are golden and a toothpick inserted in center comes dry). Set pan on wire rack and let cool.

Step 6

Eat muffins with reduced-calorie apricot spread,coffee or tea.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Ehergy

    289 cal
  • Protein

    3.4 g
  • Carbohydrate

    48 g
  • Fat

    10.6 g
  • Cholesterol

    48 mg
  • Calcium

    98 mg
  • Fibre

    0.7 g
  • Sodium

    211 mg
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