MAKES- 8-10 muffins


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (you can use castor sugar as well)
  • 3 tsp baking powder

1/3 cup melted coconut oil

  • 1 flax egg*
  • 1 cup apple juice (Try and use good quality real apple juice for best results)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 175 gm diced apple (approx. 1 cm cubes)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  • Mix 1 tbsp of flaxseed meal with 3-1/2 tbsp of water and keep it aside for 5 minutes.

Lemon Glaze

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • Lemon zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon.


  • Preheat the oven to 200ºC/390ºF
  • In a large bowl add all the dry ingredients and mix well using a wooden spoon or spatula.
  • Make a well in the centre and add the remaining ingredients. Mix well again until it becomes a thick gloopy batter. (If too thick add 1-2 tbsp of apple juice)
  • Spray a muffin tray wth oil and fill each slot with batter. Do not overfill, leave about 1 cm gap from the top.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes. Pierce the muffins with a toothpick or a small knife, if it comes out clean it means they are done.
  • Let them cool a little before taking out of the muffin tray.
  • Whisk the ingredients for lemon glaze in a bowl until smooth. Drizzle on top of the muffins.

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