Applesauce Spice Muffins

16 Nov

Is it just me or does this photo of  my muffins have a radioactive green tinge to it?  Yikes. This past week-end I made some very delicious Apple Spice Muffins for the family.  It’s an easy recipe and the muffins are so moist and tasty.  My kids ate about 4 each before I realised what was going on.  Not a lot of dinner was eaten that evening.    Here’s the recipe if you want to give them a try as well.  I found it on http://www.food.com. I didn’t use the spice topping but I’m sure it would be really nice with it as well.

The Absolute Best Applesauce Spice Muffins

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder(heaping)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon(can use more or less)
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup light brown sugar (can use more)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped nuts

SPICE TOPPING

  • 6 -7 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Set oven to 350°F.
  2. Set oven rack to second-lowest position.
  3. Butter 12 muffin tins or line with paper liners.
  4. For muffins: in a small bowl mix together first 7 dry ingredients.
  5. In another large bowl whisk together eggs and brown sugar until well combined.
  6. Add in melted butter whisking continuously until mixture is creamy.
  7. Stir in applesauce.
  8. Fold in flour mixture until JUST combined.
  9. Stir in nuts.
  10. Divide the batter evenly between muffin tins.
  11. To make the topping: stir together all ingredients then sprinkle over tops of muffin batter.
  12. Bake for about 20-22 minutes, or until muffins test done.
  13. Cool in pan for 5 minutes then remove to a rack to cool.
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