It's fall, and you know what rain means!
When the weather cools after a long summer, I resume my baking. There is absolutely nothing like the warm smell of cinnamon wafting around the house, tickling your nose. It makes me want to curl up in a cozy corner with a good book!
As fall settles in, apples start ripening on the trees, begging to be picked and made into all sorts of delights! This is such a fun activity to do with the kids — I still remember climbing up the apple tree at my parents' house to help with the harvest. We picked bushels of them until the tree died and made apple cider, apple sauce, and apple butter.
Now I buy apples in bulk from Azure Standard. It's an amazing co-op with so many organic and bulk products. Every year I seem to buy more apples so I can make all of my old childhood favorites. 😉
One of my favorites is soaked apple cinnamon muffins. Easy to make and yummy, they are wonderful straight out of the oven with butter spread on top. They also make a great breakfast with eggs or a gift to the neighbors.
Soaked Apple Cinnamon Muffins
- 3 cups whole wheat pastry flour fresh ground soft white wheat -- or spelt or einkorn flour
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 2 cups raw whole milk OR kefir, or yogurt
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup grass-fed butter melted
- 1 cup apples diced
- 1 organic or pastured egg beaten
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
In a medium sized bowl mix the flour and cinnamon.
Add the raw milk (milk kefir or yogurt), maple syrup, and butter.
Stir until completely mixed.
Cover with a towel and leave on the counter for 7 to 24 hours.
Add the baking soda, egg, and apples.
Stir until completely mixed.
Place muffin liner in the muffin tin or lightly grease each mold.
Fill each liner 2/3 of the way full. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.
Test with a toothpick or fork to be sure they are cooked through.
If it comes out wet, the muffins need more time.
Put the muffins a cooling rack to cool when baked completely.
What's your favorite way to cook with apples?
This post was featured in 30 Traditionally Prepared Einkorn Goodies.
And check out our other delicious fall dessert recipes on the blog…
- Soaked Pumpkin Muffins With Cream Cheese Filling
- Sprouted Apple Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies
- Grain-Free Apple Pie Shortbread Bars With Crumb Topping
- Pumpkin Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls With Cream Cheese Frosting
- Pumpkin Pie Panna Cotta: The Elegant, 5-Minute, No-Bake Thanksgiving Dessert
- Sourdough Apple Cinnamon Rolls With Cream Cheese Frosting
- Instant Pot Chai Spiced Apple Cake
- Allergy Friendly Apple Cranberry Crisp (Use Your Instant Pot!)
- Probiotic Apple Panna Cotta w/Caramel Apple Drizzle
just 15 minutes of hands-on time!
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Is it really possible to "eat what you want to eat" like bread and butter, cinnamon rolls and cookies, meat and potatoes...
Bible-based cooking program...
...yet it's GOOD for you?
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