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?
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Coming in to the most delicious muffins that mom has been baking all morning!  I found this recipe on EatingWell.com, click here for the recipe.
Spiced Apple Cider Muffins  
Streusel
  • 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
Muffins
  • 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
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To make the streusel, combine the ingredients and with a pastry blender, cut in the butter until it forms coarse crumbs.
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Whisk  the dry ingredients: both flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg
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Whisk the wet ingredients: brown sugar, egg, apple butter, maple syrup, apple cider, yogurt and oil
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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.
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Bake at 400 degrees for approx. 15-20 minutes or until the tops are golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.
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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!

6 comments:

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

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

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

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

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  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!

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

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