Ginger Apple Muffins

Ginger Apple Muffins

Published December 20, 2012 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 12
Total Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 20 min


Not only does the dried and crystallized ginger taste great in these quick-and-easy muffins, but they’re also an excellent anti-inflammatory, helping to ease arthritis pain.

Cooking tip: Arthritis-fighting food: ginger

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 muffin
Calories per serving: 169
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.6g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 40.0g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%
Sugars 17.0g
Protein 2.0g 3%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup sugar (or sugar-substitute granules)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup shredded apple
  • ½ cup mashed, ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup finely chopped crystallized ginger

Step by Step:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease a 12 cup muffin pan or use paper liners.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together first six ingredients.
  3. In a large bowl, combine milk and next four ingredients. Stir in flour mixture just until incorporated. Fill muffin cups ⅔ full.
  4. Bake at 400°F for 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.