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Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Sue Lau
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Course Bread, Breakfast, Muffins, Quick Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 15

Ingredients
  

Muffin Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 cups grated Blondie Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples
  • 1/2 cup cooled melted butter
  • 1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Icing Drizzle:

  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider apple juice, or milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a mixing bowl.
  • Grate peeled, cored apples on a box grater or use the grating attachment on a food processor.
  • Stir grated apples together with the melted butter, beaten egg, buttermilk, and vanilla.
  • Stir wet mixture into the sifted flour mix and stir just until blended. Do not overmix.
  • Grease 2 muffin pans (15 cavities) or spray with baker's release spray and divide batter into them.
  • Bake muffins for 21-23 minutes or until a toothpick inserted, can be removed without wet batter.
  • Cool in the pan ten minutes, then turn out and finish cooling on a wire rack.
  • Stir together the icing and drizzle over the cooled muffins, allowing the icing to set up and dry completely before storing in an airtight container.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com