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Apple Muffins

in quick and easy whole grain dairy free gluten free overnight guaranteed classic

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Apple Muffins Recipe Apple Muffins Recipe

These moist, tender muffins, studded with fresh apple and sporting a crown of crunchy brown sugar, will keep well for several days. You don't even need to heat them up to enjoy them, which makes them a perfect after-school snack.

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Total
Yield
12 muffins
Nutrition information

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, divided
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk; or 1 cup plain (not Greek-style) yogurt; or 3/4 cup Greek-style yogurt + 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) King Arthur White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups peeled, cored, and chopped apples; about 2 large apples, about 3/4 pound whole apples

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Grease and flour a 12-cup muffin pan, or line with papers and grease the insides of the papers.
  2. Mix together the butter, granulated sugar, and 1/4 cup of the brown sugar, beating until fluffy.
  3. Add the egg and mix well, stopping once to scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  4. Gently mix in the buttermilk or yogurt.
  5. Stir in the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  6. Fold in the chopped apples.
  7. Divide the batter evenly among the prepared muffin cups, sprinkling the remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar on top.
  8. Bake the muffins for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  9. Remove the muffins from the oven, cool them for 5 minutes in the pan, then turn them out onto a rack to finish cooling completely.
  10. Yield: 12 muffins.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 muffin
  • Servings Per Batch 12
Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 250
  • Calories from Fat 80
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 220mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 25g
  • Protein 4g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.