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Apple Butter Muffins Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Butter Muffins, by , is from Recipes I'd Make Again if I Didn't have OCD, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Laura Grandy
Added: Sunday, July 27, 2008


1 3/4 cups unbleached flour or all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup apple butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
sugar, to sprinkle

1. In a small mixing bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.
2. In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and sugar until fluffy.
3. Add the egg to the sugar mixture;beat well.
4. Beat in the apple butter and vanilla.
5. Stir lemon juice into the evaporated milk.
6. Beating at low speed, alternately add the flour and the milk mixtures to the apple butter mixture until just combined.
7. The less you mix, the more tender the crumb.
8. Grease or line with baking papers, 24 muffin cups.
9. Fill each cup 2/3 full.
10. Sprinkle lightly with sugar.
11. Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes.
12. Cool on wire racks.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 muffins
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes




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