Whole Wheat Apple and Oat Muffins
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Whole Wheat Apple and Oat Muffins

These fruity whole wheat and oat muffins are packed with yummy goodness with apple, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger as the star flavors.
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Product Details

the Smart Oven® Air Fryer

+1 more appliance


1 hr total time

10 mins active time


Makes 12



  • old fashioned rolled oats icon
    1 cup (2½ oz) old fashioned rolled oats
  • unsweetened applesauce icon
    1 cup (8½ oz) unsweetened applesauce
  • milk icon
    ½ cup (4 fl oz) milk
  • large egg icon
    1 large egg
  • vanilla extract icon
    1 tsp vanilla extract
  • unsalted butter icon
    4 tbsp (2 oz) unsalted butter


  • white sugar icon
    ⅓ cup (2 oz) white sugar
  • whole wheat flour icon
    1 cup (5½ oz) whole wheat flour
  • baking powder icon
    1 tsp baking powder
  • baking soda icon
    ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ground cinnamon icon
    1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ground nutmeg icon
    ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ground ginger icon
    ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • kosher salt icon
    ½ tsp kosher salt
  • medium (5 oz) red-skinned apple icon
    1 medium (5 oz) red-skinned apple

    peeled, cored, cut into ¼-inch pieces


  • 1Whisk the oats, applesauce, milk, egg, vanilla and butter together.
  • 2Place the sugar, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  • 3Add the oat mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined, then fold in the apple.
  • 4Insert the wire rack in the bottom position. Set the oven to Bake, Convection, 330°F, for 20 minutes and press Start to preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 5Line 2 x standard 6-cup muffin pans with paper liners. Divide the batter evenly among the liners.
  • 6Once preheated, place one of the pans in the oven and cook for 20 minutes. Halfway through cooking, rotate the pan and continue cooking.
  • 7The muffins are ready when a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. If not, cook them a little longer.
    Tip: Don’t insert the skewer into any of the cracks as this will give an inaccurate reading.
  • 8Stand in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Repeat with the remaining muffins.
  • 9Muffins will keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days at room temperature or frozen for up to 3 months.
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