You’ve heard of zucchini bread, and you’ve heard of applesauce muffins, but have you ever tried them together? This recipe, adapted from Linda Hafner’s Simple, Fresh and Healthy: A Collection of Seasonal Recipes, uses our Applesauce, which is lightly sweetened with pure maple syrup, is easy to make and tastes absolutely delicious. If you’ve got an extra zucchini and a jar of applesauce laying around, give it a try!

Linda Hafner’s Zucchini Muffins with Applesauce

Linda Hafner’s Zucchini Muffins with Applesauce

Chuck Hafner’s Farmer’s Market is a Syracuse favorite for produce, plants and garden supplies. Chuck’s wife Linda wrote Simple, Fresh and Healthy: A Collection of Seasonal Recipes, the source for these muffins.
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 24 muffins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup Farmer Street Pantry Applesauce
  • 1.5 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
  • 2 cup grated zucchini
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup walnuts

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in a bowl.
  • Combine wet ingredients: eggs, oil, Farmer Street Pantry Applesauce, sugar, vanilla, and lemon in a large bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients to egg mixture and stir gently to combine.
  • Stir in zucchini, then the raisins and walnuts.
  • Pour into lined muffin tins (about 2/3 full).
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in a muffin comes out clean.
Keyword applesauce, muffins