Cocoa Applesauce-Raisin Muffins

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

These muffins are a real treat served warm from the oven, slathered with cinnamon butter...delicious!

Top Review by lmt36

These didn't do it for me. Maybe if you're aiming for something specifically healthy they would be okay, but the flavour was pretty bland the the crumb dry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Grease the bottoms, or line 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with paper liners.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together, the flours, brown sugar, baking cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together, melted butter, applesauce, half and half cream or milk (if using), and the egg until well blended.
  5. Add to dry ingredients; stir with a wooden spoon JUST until dry ingredients are moistened.
  6. Stir in raisins.
  7. Fill muffin cups about 3/4 full with the batter.
  8. Bake for 20-22 minutes, or until the muffins test done.
  9. Remove from pans to wire racks.
  10. Cool slightly.
  11. Serve muffins warm with cinnamon butter.
  12. To make cinnamon butter: In a small mixing bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar and cinnamon until well blended.

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