Vanilla Glazed Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Apple cinnamon muffins topped with a warm vanilla glaze.

Oh my December. This calls for a muffin or three!

Muffins are so lovable that if I make them on Saturday, which I obviously do, always, I will end up eating at least three. It’s guaranteed. I am sucker for those little muffies. Especially if they aren’t actually little.

And besides loving muffins, I so so so love baking with apples.

Apples plus muffins? Yes, friends. I’m gettin’ wild.

Apple cinnamon muffin topped with a warm vanilla glaze.

The obsession continues today because I’m giving you a recipe for apple cinnamon muffins that is perfectly sized for just you. And your special someone.

This is a cute little recipe for just 3-4 muffins! Yay for easy, small batch baking!

Yay for eating the whole small batch while Bjork is working out!

Um, I mean, you know…

Maybe double it. Just in case.

Apple cinnamon muffins topped with a warm vanilla glaze on a white plate.
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Small Batch Vanilla-Glazed Apple Cinnamon Muffins


These apple cinnamon muffins are easy to make and topped with a warm vanilla glaze. Perfect for a quick breakfast or snack.


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 apple, finely chopped or grated
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon milk or cream


  1. Mix dry ingredients together. Combine milk and egg – add to dry ingredients.
  2. Add melted butter and mix well. Combine 1 tablespoon sugar with chopped apples. Stir apples into batter.
  3. Fill 3-4 greased muffin tins and bake at 350 for about 20 minutes or until tops and golden brown and spring back when pressed.
  4. For glaze – combine powdered sugar with vanilla and milk, adding a teaspoon of milk at a time until glaze reaches desired consistency.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: apple cinnamon muffins, vanilla apple muffins, healthy apple muffins

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Besides loving all things apple and muffin, I am also loving this band!

They’re called Boyce Avenue and they allow me to love pop music in a new way. And I love pop music in all ways.

Are you going to buy their CD as a Christmas gift to yourself? Good idea.

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