easy moist cinnamon applesauce muffins
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Easy Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins

These cinnamon applesauce muffins are soft, sweet, and egg-free! They’re an easy recipe to make on a Sunday morning to enjoy with your hot coffee + help you avoid the Sunday Scaries.

I probably make these once a month and then deliver the extras to my neighbors. It’s almost like I’m Little Red Riding Hood. 😂 But I have to because they’re so good and there’s no way yo’ girl should be eating 24 muffins in one sitting like I tend to do if they’re taunting me in the kitchen.

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soft and moist cinnamon applesauce muffins

Materials for Your Applesauce Muffins

Silicone Rainbow Cupcake Liners
Cupcake Pan – I personally like using a 6-cup pan because it makes small batch baking easier.

I have to pause for a minute to rant about these bad bois.

I love, love, LOVE reusable cupcake liners. They’re eco-friendly, create less trash and I never have to go out and buy more.

(Actually, I recently had to buy more but that’s only because my dog ate 3 of them when I wasn’t looking and you can bet your ass I was not using them again when they came out the other end🤢🤢).

easy moist cinnamon applesauce muffins

Technically, they are dishwasher safe, but I tend to wash them in a big bowl of soapy water to make sure all the crevices get clean too. Even so, the non-stick silicone makes cleaning a breeze and so #worthit to save the planet.

Tips for Your Cinnamon Applesauce Muffin Recipe

  • They should have a nice elasticity and bounce back, just like the youthful skin of our 20s.
  • Sticking a toothpick in the centers of these isn’t going to work. Why? Because. These are moist, soft, and applesauce-y muffins…you will over cook them if you wait until your toothpick comes out clean.
easy moist cinnamon applesauce muffins
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Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins

These cinnamon applesauce muffins are soft, sweet, and egg-free! They're an easy recipe to make on a Sunday morning to enjoy with your hot coffee + help you avoid the Sunday Scaries.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword applesauce, cinnamon applesauce muffins, muffin recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 20 muffins
Calories 175kcal


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2⅓ cups unsweetened applesauce
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup melted butter unsalted
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F/190°C and line your cupcake tins with your handy dandy eco-friendly reusable silicone cupcake liners.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix all your ingredients together until well combined.
  • Fill your cupcake liner ¾ of the way full and bake them for 18-20 minutes or until the tops are still spongy but not sticky. Allow to cool before removing them from their cupcake liners.
  • Store any extras in an airtight container for up to a week.


*Note* Nutrition information may not be 100% accurate


Calories: 175kcal

Final Notes…

These are tasty warm or cold but I definitely prefer them warm and spread with butter…you know since I’m all about that health factor. 🙄

I’ve also found that these are even more amazing (bet you didn’t think that was possible) with homemade applesauce! But don’t be intimidated, homemade applesauce is the easiest thing to make. Check out this pink strawberry applesauce recipe here.

So once you’ve made these cinnamon applesauce muffins, take a pic, post it on the gram and make sure to tag me (@thefulfillmentpill)! I love seeing you creations and really, if you don’t post it on Instagram, did it even happen?

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