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Spiced Apple Cider Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Spiced Apple Cider Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Spiced Apple Cider Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jkc715nyc

Makes 12 servings



From EatingWell: Winter 2004, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

Recipe Ingredients for Spiced Apple Cider Muffins


Streusel:
2 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed
4 teaspoons whole-wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces
2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts, (optional)

Muffins:
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 large egg
1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup apple butter, such as Smucker's
1/3 cup sugar free maple syrup
1/3 cup apple cider
1/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt
1/4 cup apple sauce

Recipe Directions for Spiced Apple Cider Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Coat 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.

  2. To prepare streusel: Mix brown sugar, whole-wheat flour and cinnamon in a small bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or your fingers until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in walnuts, if using.

  3. To prepare muffins: Whisk whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large bowl.

  4. Whisk egg and brown sugar in a medium bowl until smooth. Whisk in apple butter, syrup, cider, yogurt and oil. Make a well in the dry ingredients; add the wet ingredients and stir with a rubber spatula until just combined. Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin cups (they?ll be quite full). Sprinkle with the streusel.

  5. Bake the muffins until the tops are golden brown and spring back when touched lightly, 15 to 25 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Loosen edges and turn muffins out onto a wire rack to cool slightly before serving.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 72.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
155
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
29.9g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
11.4g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
    Bad points
  • High in sugar
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