Spiced Apple Cranberry Muffins

Carol Donald

By
@oldiesgal

After shovelling the driveway for the 4th time these yummy muffins were a great treat.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
ground cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg for filling
1/2 c
brown sugar, lightly packed for filling
2/3 c
brown sugar
2 large
eggs
1/2 c
butter softened
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 3/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
milk
1/4 c
white wine or apple juice (optional)
4 medium
apples peeled and chopped
8 oz
cranberries fresh or frozen
1/3 c
butter to fry apples & cranberries in pan

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Grease and flour 12 muffin cup tin
2
Mix brown sugar and spices together in a bowl and set aside
Peel and chop the apples and and put into the fry pan with the butter, brown sugar and white wine or apple juice. Heat on medium and stir until softened then add the cranberries. Beat white sugar and butter together until smooth and creamy
3
Beat sugar and butter together until smooth and creamy.
4
Beat in eggs 1 at a time and add vanilla
Combine flour and baking powder together in another bowl and stir into creamed butter mixture
5
Mix milk into batter until smooth
Pour half the batter into muffin cups
Add half the apples and half the cinnamon mixture
Lightly pat the apple and cinnamon mixture into the batter
6
Pour the remaining batter over the apple layer
Top with remaining apples and add more brown sugar mixture
Bake for 30 - 40 minutes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Canadian