Apple & Oat Muffins

Apple & Oat Muffins
May 30, 2017 blackginger
apple and oat muffins for a healthy pregnancy treat

Want a pregnancy recipe that’ll give you an energy boost packed with prenatal vitamins?! Try these apple oat muffins for a tasty addition for your pregnancy diet

This recipe comes courtesy of ‘Food for Fitness’ and is a useful snack to keep on standby as part of your healthy pregnancy diet. The oats provide slow release energy thanks to their soluble fibre content, making them a perfect pre-exercise snack, or take one to work for a mid-morning energy boost!


175g (6oz) self-raising flour
125g (4oz) oats
125g (4oz) light brown sugar
½ tsp salt
1tsp baking powder
4 tbsp rapeseed oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg
250 ml (9fl oz) milk or buttermilk
125g (4oz) grated apple


  1. Heat the oven to 190C
  2. Line a muffin tin with paper cases (this recipe makes 12 muffins).
  3. Mix together the flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Combine the oil, vanilla, egg and milk in a separate bowl or jug and stir into the dry ingredients. Fold in the grated apple.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the muffin cases.
  6. Bake for approximately 20 minutes until firm to the touch and light brown in colour.


Try adding a generous handful of sultanas to the dry ingredients. These are even more delicious served warm.

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