Chunky Apple Molasses Muffins
Studded with apple bits, these moist and tender muffins also boast the goodness of molasses.
Makes 8 (3-inch) muffins
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 Fuji apple, peeled, cored, and finely chopped
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup molasses
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg
Nutrition information per serving
- Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Lightly grease eight 3-inch muffin pan cups. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Add apple and stir to distribute evenly.
- In small bowl, beat together milk, molasses, oil, and egg. Stir into dry ingredients and mix just until blended. Fill muffin pan cups with batter. Bake 5 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees F. and bake 12 to 15 minutes longer or until centers of muffins spring back when gently pressed. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and cool to warm; serve.
Protein: 5g; Fat: 8g; Carbohydrate: 39g; Sodium: 208mg; Cholesterol: 28mg; Calories: 250.
Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.