Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Muffins

These muffins are great for breakfast on-the-go or as a mid-day snack. The Brae burn apples add a rich, sweet-tart, spicy flavor that delivers high-impact in taste and nutrition. 

3 cups                          all-purpose flour                                            750 mL
1-3/4 cups                   sugar                                                               425 mL
3-1/2 tsp                      baking powder                                               17 mL
1/2 tsp                         salt                                                                  2 mL
1/2 tsp                         grated orange zest                                         2 mL
1/4 tsp                         ground nutmeg                                              1 mL
1 cup                           butter or margarine                                       250 mL
1 cup                           peeled, cored and grated
Washington         250 mL

Braeburn or Golden Delicious apple

Pre-heat oven to 350 F (180 C)


  • Grease 24 3-inch (7.5-cm) muffin pan cups or line with paper liners.
  • In large bowl, combine flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, orange zest and nutmeg. With pastry blender or fork, cut in 3/4 cup (175 mL) butter until mixture is crumbly.
  • In medium bowl combine apple, yogurt and eggs.
  • Add to flour mixture, stirring until just combined. 
  • Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until centers spring back when gently pressed.
  • Cool muffins in pan 5 minutes.Remove from pan and cool until able to handle.
  • Meanwhile, melt remaining butter.
  • In small bowl, combine remaining 3/4 cup sugar and cinnamon.
To serve, brush tops of muffins with butter and roll top in cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Happy Eating :)

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