Apple And Cranberry Muffins With Walnuts

Apple And Cranberry Muffins With Walnuts

 Ingredients:

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups peeled and finely chopped apples
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • 1 ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract

 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease or line with paper two 12-cup muffin tins. In a large bowl, combine the flour, apples, sugar, salt, baking soda, cranberries and cinnamon. Stir in the oil, eggs, walnuts and vanilla. The batter will be stiff. Fill each muffin tin 2/3 full. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of each muffin comes out clean.

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Getting Ready For Thanksgiving

frosted-pumpkin-muffins
These muffins are delicious for breakfast or for a treat anytime.

Frosted Pumpkin Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 package pound cake mix
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 can cream cheese frosting
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans, optional

Method:

In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, pumpkin, eggs, water, pumpkin pie spice and baking soda. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds; beat on medium for 2 minutes. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

Frost muffins. Sprinkle with pecans if desired. Store in the refrigerator.

Yield: 1 ½ Dozen

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Chocolate Muffins- Sweet Treat Saturday

Chocolate Muffins
Chocolate Muffins

Rich chocolatey goodness!

YOU NEED:

  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 & 2/3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • powdered sugar

TO DO:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. IMG_0699Line a muffin tin with 12 paper liners and then place on a cookie sheet.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt the milk chocolate chips with the butter over low heat. Remove from heat and cool 10 minutes.
  3. Pour the chocolate-butter mixture into a large mixing bowl and add buttermilk, sugar, egg and vanilla. Blend ingredients until smooth with a whisk.
  4. With a spatula, stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Fold in the white chocolate chips. Spoon the batter equally between the paper liners.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the tops of muffins are puffed and slightly cracked. Remove muffin tin from oven and let stand at least 5 minutes before removing the muffins to cool on a wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar.

Tested in the THASC kitchen. Photo by THASC.
THASC is a unique small American business producing cards and other promotional products.
www.thasc.com