Sweet Applets

Sweet Applets

These sweet apple muffins are the perfect pick me up on a cold morning.  Try them with different flavorful, baking apples.

INGREDIENTS

Muffin

  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup peeled and shredded apples (use a cheese grater)

Topping

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Line muffin tins
  3. Mix flour, baking powder and nutmeg – set aside
  4. In a separate bowl, cream together sugar and shortening
  5. Once creamy, add egg.  Mix well.
  6. Add milk alternating with dry ingredients.  Blend until smooth.
  7. Stir in shredded apples
  8. Fill each cup to 2/3 full.
  9. Bake for 20-25 mins
  10. Remove from tin and cool for 10 mins.
  11. Make topping – melt butter.
  12. In separate bowl mix together cinnamon and sugar.
  13. Dip each muffin in the melted butter then in the cinnamon mixture.
  14. Serve warm or cold.