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Apple Pie Muffins

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WW Freestyle: 6
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Apple Pie Muffins - These moist, fruity muffins are soft, fluffy, and bursting with beautiful Fall flavors!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 210

Ingredients

  • 1 granny smith apple, peeled
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk

FOR THE CINNAMON SUGAR

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375˚F.
  • Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
  • Grate apple on the large holes of a box grater.
  • Transfer grated apples to a strainer; cover with plastic wrap and let stand to drain.
  • In a mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt; whisk until incorporated. Set aside.
  • Pour melted butter in a mixing bowl. Let cool slightly.
  • To the melted butter whisk in the egg. Then, whisk in the milk.
  • Whisk 1/3 of the flour mixture into the milk mixture.
  • Whisk in another 1/3 of the flour mixture into the liquid mixture; whisk until liquid is absorbed.
  • Whisk in the remaining of the flour mixture.
  • Gently fold in the grated apples.
  • Evenly distribute the batter into prepared muffin pan. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl combine sugar and cinnamon; mix to incorporate.
  • Sprinkle tops of muffin batter with cinnamon-sugar.
  • Bake muffins for 20 minutes, or until risen, golden on top, and a toothpick inserted in the centers comes out dry.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Cool muffins in the pan set on a rack.
  • Lift them out when they have cooled completely.

Notes

TO FREEZE: Wrap each completely cooled muffin individually in plastic wrap and freeze. Bring to room temperature before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Pie Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 131mg5%
Potassium 171mg5%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 294IU6%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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