Michigan Apple Muffins

Filed under: Breakfast, Breakfast - Muffins, Fruits - Apples.

Bike rides past the many orchards will whet your appetite for a variety of apple delights. The following muffin recipe is a favorite of guests at the White Swan Inn

1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
2/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 cups chopped peeled Michigan apples
1/3 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients, mix well.
In a small bowl, combine liquid ingredients. Then stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Fold in apples. Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full.
Bake at 400 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until muffins test done. Remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
For icing: mix powdered sugar and syrup. Drizzle over muffin tops.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 1 dozen
Cook Time: 18-20 minutes

Recipe Provided By:
White Swan Inn
Whitehall, MI

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