Spinach Cake Muffins (Makes 24 Mini Muffins or 8 large muffins)

Prep Time: 3 mins Cook Time: 12 mins

nut free

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh spinach, packed
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. Place the first 6 ingredients in a food processor and puree.

3. Place the remaining ingredients in a separate bowl and combine.

4. Pour the spinach puree in a large mixing bowl.

5. Slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet until combined.

6. Scoop batter into a greased mini or regular muffin tin, filling each cup 2/3 of the way.

7. Bake for 12 minutes for mini muffins and 18-20 minutes for regular sized muffins.