• Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes

Number of servings


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour (pastry flour if you can find it)
  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • .25 teaspoon kosher salt
  • .25 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Navel Orange, Zest
  • .25 Navel Orange, Juice
  • 1 cup apple sauce
  • 1 cup grated apple
  • .50 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • .50 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
  • .50 cup raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 12-count muffin pan with paper liners or spray generously with nonstick baking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt together.
  3. Make a space in the center of the flour mixture and add eggs, orange zest and juice, apple sauce, grated apple, melted coconut oil, and vanilla.
  4. Whisk together gently to combine and fold in nuts and raisins if using.
  5. Spoon or scoop batter into muffin pan filling all the way to the top.
  6. Bake in preheated oven, 20 minutes for regular muffins or 15 minutes for mini muffins, until a toothpick inserted into center of muffin comes out clean.