Maple Apple Muffins

Maple Apple Muffins
Sawsan Abu Farha

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup  unsalted butter
  • 1/4 Cup  vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Cup  brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons  maple syrup
  • egg
  • apples, cored and grated
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  ground cardamom
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  ground cloves
  • 2 Teaspoons  vanilla extract
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  salt
  • 1 Cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup  quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/2 Cup  chopped walnuts

Maple syrup adds a whole new layer of flavor to these muffins, and the hint of caramel is a perfect match with the apples and walnuts. These muffins are really moist and full of flavor from the spices, apples, maple syrup, crunchy walnuts, and the rich, earthy taste of oats.

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Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Using an electric mixer, cream together the butter, oil, brown sugar, and maple syrup. Add the egg and whisk until combined. Add the grated apples, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, vanilla extract, and salt. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and add the oats and baking soda. Add the flour mix gradually to the wet mix. Mix with a spoon or spatula until homogenous. Fold in the walnuts.

Line a muffin tin with paper or foil liners. Fill with the batter ¾ full. Bake in the oven and reduce the temperature to 350 degrees after 10 minutes. Continue baking until a knife inserted into the center of each muffin comes out clean.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

238 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Kidney Friendly, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

12%

Servings:

12
  • Fat 128g 197%
  • Carbs 388g 129%
  • Saturated 37g 187%
  • Fiber 30g 121%
  • Trans 2g
  • Sugars 171g
  • Protein 49g 99%
  • Cholesterol 308mg 103%
  • Sodium 1,021mg 43%
  • Calcium 325mg 33%
  • Magnesium 373mg 93%
  • Potassium 1,594mg 46%
  • Iron 16mg 88%
  • Zinc 9mg 60%
  • Phosphorus 1,160mg 166%
  • Vitamin A 1,893IU 38%
  • Vitamin C 17mg 28%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 156%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 101%
  • Niacin (B3) 10mg 48%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 30%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 367µg 92%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 9%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 15mg 75%
  • Vitamin K 14µg 17%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 58g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 23g
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