No Butter Apple Cinnamon Muffins

No butter apple muffins with sliced apple topping and red apples in a white pan

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3.5 from 2 reviews

So refreshing, soft and light apple muffins without butter and sugar. Made with whole wheat flour, these keep you full for a long time.


  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup agave (maple syrup, coconut sugar, brown sugar)
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 and ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup apple, grated (I used 2 apples)
  • 2 apples, thinly sliced for topping
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Mix eggs and agave until smooth.
  3. Add in olive oil and continue mixing.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Add these to the wet mixture and mix with a spatula.
  6. Fold in grated apple.
  7. Share batter into muffin liners, top with thin apple slices and sprinkle cinnamon over them. Bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Check if they are done with a toothpick.
  9. Remove the muffin tin from oven and let it cool.