Apple Muffin Recipe





This apple muffin recipe is easy to put together with ingredients already in your kitchen.

A very good breakfast muffin recipe, nice and moist. You will need 2 apples for these fresh apple muffins.

You can also use this as a basic dough for other fruit muffin recipes. Adding chopped pecans or walnut pieces is very good too.

This healthy muffin recipe will make 12 very tasty apple streusel muffins.



Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup cooking oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cups milk
  • 1 cup apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 chopped nuts, optional
  • Streusel Topping
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp. melted butter or margarine or oil


Method:

  • Sift flour, sugar, baking powder and salt into a medium size bowl.
  • In another bowl combine the milk, oil and slightly beaten eggs.
  • Add the liquid mixture all at once to the dry mixture. Only combine until slightly moistened.
  • Fold in the apples and nuts, if using.
  • Spoon batter into 12 paper lined muffin cups.
  • Top each muffin with mixture of streusel topping.
  • Bake @375F for about 20 minutes until muffins are lightly browned.




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Helpful Hints

Hardened icing sugar

  • place between 2 sheets of wax paper
  • roll with rolling pin, then put through a sieve

  • Hardened brown sugar

  • place pieces of fresh apple in a plastic bag
  • add some hardened brown sugar and seal bag tightly
  • let sit for a few hours
  • the sugar will absorb the moisture from the apple pieces

  • Measuring Cups

  • before you put sticky substances into a measuring cup, fill it with hot water
  • pour out the hot water, but don't dry the cup
  • next, add your ingredient, such as peanut butter, and watch how easily it will come right out

  • Reheating refrigerated bread

  • to warm biscuits, pancakes, or muffins that were refrigerated
  • place them in a microwave with a cup of water
  • the increased moisture will keep the food moist and help it reheat faster

  • Reheat Pizza

  • heat up leftover pizza in a non-stick skillet on top of the stove
  • set temperature to med-low and heat till warm
  • this will keep the crust crispy