Holiday Dad Muffins

"These apple cinnamon muffins made with a splash of Rhinegeist Dad are sure to turn any Scrooge into a smiling reindeer, or at the very least, tide them over until dinner is ready!" — Chef Christian Gill @foodbrushninja


  • 2 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup of brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Dash of nutmeg
  • Dash of red pepper flakes
  • Dash of all spice
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 can of Rhinegeist Dad
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 cups of diced apples, Granny Smith are preferred


  • Preheat oven to 380 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • In another large bowl, whisk spices, vanilla, sugar, oil, egg and yogurt.
  • Splash in 1/3 Rhinegeist Dad.
  • Drink the rest.
  • Add the dry ingredients and diced apples. Stir until mostly blended do not over stir.
  • Scoop into sprayed or greased muffin pan. Only fill each spot halfway.
  • Place into the oven and increase the temperature to 400 degrees in order for muffins to rise Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, rotating pan halfway through.
  • Remove from oven and pop out of pan.
  • Let them cool on rack or towel then give to all relatives.