Saturday, November 6, 2010

Spiced Apple Cider Muffins

What’s better than picking up the last of the leaves before the snow begins to fly?
Coming in to the most delicious muffins that mom has been baking all morning!  I found this recipe on, click here for the recipe.
Spiced Apple Cider Muffins  
  • 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup apple cider
  • 1/3 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
To make the streusel, combine the ingredients and with a pastry blender, cut in the butter until it forms coarse crumbs.
Whisk  the dry ingredients: both flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg
Whisk the wet ingredients: brown sugar, egg, apple butter, maple syrup, apple cider, yogurt and oil
Make a well in the middle of the dry mixture and pour in the wet mixture. Stir until just combined and scoop into a prepared muffin tin, top with streusel topping.
Bake at 400 degrees for approx. 15-20 minutes or until the tops are golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.
I wouldn’t change  a thing about these muffins, they were perfect!
Sunday morning is going to taste so delicious!!!  Smile

Hope your weekend is going well!


  1. These sound great! Hope you're having a great weekend,

  2. These sound delicious. It's raining here and every day of rain needs muffins!

  3. Great photos...these muffins DO look perfect!

  4. Those are gorgeous muffins. It's the perfect weather for it too, all nice and chilly here in MA!

  5. I'm certain that these would be a hit in our house!! That leaf she is holding is just gigantic... we don't have anything like that out here. Really fun shots!

  6. Gosh those are gorgeous muffins. I am craving one right now! Thanks for posting, I'm printing out that recipe right now.