Applesauce Oat Muffins for 2

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

When trying a new recipe, making up a whole batch of muffins & then not really caring for the flavor or texture or both is pretty annoying. Here's a little quickie I picked up that only makes 4 muffins; healthy ones to boot. Almost like a try before you buy deal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Coat 4 regular size muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon & salt.
  3. In another bowl, mix the egg, milk, applesauce & oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Don't over mix or the mufins will toughen up.
  4. Fill prepared muffin tins 2/3 full.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Cool for 5 minutes in pan. Remove to rack.
  7. Serve warm.


Most Helpful

I was craving a muffin and did not want to make a whole batch so this was perfect. I used evaporated milk and instant brown sugar oatmeal (cut sugar to 1 tablespoon). I just finished one straight out of the oven and it was very good, with a nice spring to it. Let me know if you have anymore muffin recipes for two! Update: great with frozen blueberries. Update: I've made these muffins several times now and LOVE them. They have a slightly spongy texture and lots of apple flavor. Once I was out of the egg and used powdered egg whites (for two eggs) and they turned out wonderfully, too. Roxygirl

Roxygirl in Colorado June 30, 2008

I actually doubled the recipe, following the ingredients exactly but adding 1/2 cup of dried sweetened cranberries as a last step before going into the muffin tin. This made large, moist muffins, baking for 15 minutes. I do think that the cranberries added a lot to the muffins, and think that without some fruit or additions you should be prepared for a basic, plain muffin.

karen June 30, 2007

pretty good! made with sf syrup and no egg. thanks!

chungry1 March 03, 2009

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