Apple Cranberry Oatmeal Muffins


  • 1c all-purpose flour
  • 2/3c whole wheat flour
  • 1c oat flour (made by putting whole oats in a blender)
  • 1 and 1/3c whole oats
  • 1/3c wheat bran
  • 1/3 wheat germ
  • 2t baking powder
  • 2t baking soda
  • 1t salt
  • cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and cardamom, to taste
  • 2/3 c sugar*
  • 1/4 maple syrup

  • 1c almond milk
  • 1c hot water
  • 2 "eggs"
  • 2/3c oil (or just less than, if greasing pans)
  • half an apple, chopped
  • 1/2c frozen cranberries, tossed win cornstarch

Optional Glaze

  • 3T milk
  • 2T lemon juice
  • 2T icing sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375 (convection) (or 400 electric) and lightly grease muffin tins.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well (don't skip this step!).
  3. Measure out all wet ingredients and then add quickly to dry ingredients.
  4. Stir to combine but DO NOT OVERMIX! It's okay if there are a few pockets of unmixed dry ingredients.
  5. Spoon into tins and brush with optional glaze. Bake for about 10-15 minutes. Muffins should be firm to the touch.

  • * these muffins could be made sweater next time.