Healthier Honey Cornbread Muffins

I love serving these muffins with a hearty bowl of soup for a perfect comfort food meal!

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Serves: 12

Healthier Honey Cornbread Muffins

12 minPrep Time

18 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce (or 1 Tablespoon flaxseed meal)
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the cornmeal, flour, applesauce, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, honey, oil, and milk. Add the wet to the dry ingredients and stir until just mixed.
  4. Place muffin paper liners or lightly grease a 12-cup muffin tin.
  5. Evenly pour cornbread mixture into each of the 12 tins.
  6. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until golden brown and toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the center.
  7. Serve warm.



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