Apple of My Eye Muffins

By Kidstir



• 1 1/2 cups flour

• 1 teaspoon baking powder

• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

• 1/2 teaspoon salt

• 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

• 2 eggs

• 5 tablespoons butter, melted

• 2/3 cup brown sugar

• 1 cup applesauce

• 1/2 cup grated carrot or zucchini


1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Butter the cups of a mini (or regular) muffin pan or line with paper liners.

2. Measure the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl and stir it all together.

3. Crack the egg into a separate bowl and whisk away. Mix in the brown sugar. Then add the melted butter and applesauce. You can also stir in the grated carrot or zucchini, if you’d like.

4. Pour the applesauce mixture over the flour mixture and stir until all the flour disappears.

5. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.

6. Bake the muffins for 15 minutes (bake regular size muffins for 20 minutes).

Makes 24 to 36 mini muffins or 12 regular size muffins.

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