Lemon Apple Cinnamon Muffins

These muffins are delicious and wonderfully fragrant. They’re perfect for breakfast, or as a snack to take with you during your day at school or at work. They keep well and they’re the perfect fall pick-me-up.

INGREDIENTS

2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 pinch salt
2 eggs, lightly beaten
10 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 cup milk
1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit and grease 12 muffin cups.
  • Sift the dry ingredients – flour, baking powder, and salt – together in a bowl.
  • In a second bowl, add the butter and beat together with 1/2 cup sugar.
  • Add the eggs, lemon zest and juice, and the milk. Blend thoroughly.
  • Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until the batter is evenly moist, but no more.
  • Add the chopped apple.
  • Drop the batter into the muffin cups.
  • Stir 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle over the muffins.
  • Bake about 15 minutes in the oven. A knife inserted into the center should come out clean.
  • Cool for about 3 to 5 minutes before taking them out of the muffin pan.
Lemon Apple Cinnamon Muffins
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These muffins are delicious and wonderfully fragrant. They're perfect for breakfast, or as a snack to take with you during your day at school or at work. They keep well and they're the perfect fall pick-me-up.
Lemon Apple Cinnamon Muffins
Print Recipe
These muffins are delicious and wonderfully fragrant. They're perfect for breakfast, or as a snack to take with you during your day at school or at work. They keep well and they're the perfect fall pick-me-up.
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit and grease 12 muffin cups.
  2. Sift the dry ingredients - flour, baking powder, and salt - together in a bowl.
  3. In a second bowl, add the butter and beat together with 1/2 cup sugar.
  4. Add the eggs, lemon zest and juice, and the milk. Blend thoroughly.
  5. Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients and mix until the batter is evenly moist, but no more.
  6. Add the chopped apple.
  7. Drop the batter into the muffin cups.
  8. Stir 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle over the muffins.
  9. Bake about 15 minutes in the oven. A knife inserted into the center should come out clean.
  10. Cool for about 3 to 5 minutes before taking them out of the muffin pan.
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