Healthy Cinnamon Spice Muffins

This recipe is a healthier spin on a favorite treat that my mom made while growing up. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

 

Here are healthy and easy Cinnamon Spice Muffins! This muffin recipe is great for breakfast and for kids!

 

Helpful kitchen tools:

Large glass bowl

Small glass bowls

Nonstick mini muffin tray

Reusable mini muffin cups

 

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup + 1 Tbsp sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp cinnamon, divided
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

 

Directions:

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, and 1 cup of sugar. Mix in yogurt, butter, eggs, and milk. Add baking powder, vanilla, 1 tsp cinnamon, and cloves; fold in walnuts and pour into greased muffin tin. In a small bowl, combine remaining sugar and cinnamon; top muffins with mixture. Bake at 375° F for 15 to 20 minutes. Makes about 15 muffins or 36 mini muffins.

 

Nutritional information per serving (per mini muffin): Cal: 70 Fat: 2.5 g Sat fat: 1 g Pro: 2 g Carbs: 11 g Sugar: 6 g Fiber: 0 g Chol: 15 mg Sod: 10 mg

 

Here are healthy and easy Cinnamon Spice Muffins! This muffin recipe is great for breakfast and for kids!

 

Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links, which are of no cost to you but help me earn a small commission to help support the maintenance of this blog. 

 

 

Amy Gorin is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, media personality, and writer in the NYC area.