Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins
How to make Apple Cinnamon Muffins
  • Recipe By: Washington Apple Commission
  • Recipe Servings: 20
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe: These muffins are great for breakfast on-the-go or as a mid-day snack. The 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 orange zest, grated
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup apples (cored and grated), peeled
  • 8 oz low fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 large eggs (beaten)
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

How to Make Apple Cinnamon Muffins

  • 1.Pre-heat oven to 350 F (180 C).
  • 2.Grease 24 3-inch (7.5-cm) muffin pan cups or line with paper liners.
  • 3.In large bowl, combine flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, orange zest and nutmeg.
  • 4.With pastry blender or fork, cut in 3/4 cup (175 mL) butter until mixture is crumbly.
  • 5.In medium bowl combine apple, yogurt and eggs.
  • 6.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.
  • 7.Cool muffins in pan 5 minutes.
  • 8.Remove from pan and cool until able to handle.
  • 9.Meanwhile, melt remaining butter.
  • 10.In small bowl, combine remaining 3/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
  • 11.To serve, brush tops of muffins with butter and roll top in cinnamon-sugar mixture
Key Ingredients: all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, orange zest, ground nutmeg, butter or margarine, apples (cored and grated), low fat vanilla yogurt, eggs (beaten), ground cinnamon