Apple Yogurt Muffins

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With three apples and a cup of yogurt you can make these delicious muffins that stay extra moist thanks to the yogurt.

Source: Marge Randles, Argyle Cheese Farmer

Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons lemon peel grated
  • 3 baking apples peeled and finely diced
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Blend together then set aside. In a small bowl, stir yogurt until creamy, then add beaten egg. Add melted butter and grated lemon peel.
  2. Blend together then add to the flour mixture and stir quickly until just mixed. Gently fold in 3 peeled, diced baking apples. Mix together (batter will be lumpy). Spoon into a greased muffin tin about two-thirds full.
  3. Topping: Combine 1/4 cup sugar with 2 teaspoons cinnamon and sprinkle over the unbaked muffins. Bake in a 375° F oven for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Info

(Each serving provides 230 calories, 8 grams fat, 5 grams saturated fat, 40 mg cholesterol, 330 mg sodium, 36 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams fiber, 18 grams sugar, 4 grams protein)
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