Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins
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These muffins are great for breakfast on-the-go or as a mid-day snack. The Braeburn apples add a rich, sweet-tart, spicy flavor.

Ingredients of Apple Cinnamon Muffins

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    1-3/4 cups sugar
    3-1/2 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp grated orange zest
    1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
    1 cup butter or margarine
    1 cup peeled, cored and grated apples
  • 1 container (8 oz) low fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
    1 tsp ground cinnamon               

How to Make Apple Cinnamon Muffins

  1. Serves: 24
  2. Pre-heat oven to 350 F (180 C).
  3. Grease 24 3-inch (7.5-cm) muffin pan cups or line with paper liners.
  4. In large bowl, combine flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, orange zest and nutmeg.
  5. With pastry blender or fork, cut in 3/4 cup (175 mL) butter until mixture is crumbly.
  6. In medium bowl combine apple, yogurt and eggs.
  7. Add to flour mixture, stirring until just combined. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until centres spring back when gently pressed.
  8. Cool muffins in pan 5 minutes.
  9. Remove from pan and cool until able to handle.
  10. Meanwhile, melt remaining butter.
  11. In small bowl, combine remaining 3/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
  12. To serve, brush tops of muffins with butter and roll top in cinnamon-sugar mixture