In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Run the back of a knife across the top of the measuring cup to level it off. *** Preparation time includes preparing the apples. woot! Remove from pan to cool completely on wire racks. I’d probably reduce sugar a bit next time. Bake for 5 minutes and then reduce the oven heat to 350°. I’ve always added dry to the wet a little at a time. I’d add in a teaspoon of cinnamon, if you use applesauce. I just order mine from Amazon. Let bran mixture sit 5-10 minutes. Divide the batter among 12 muffin cups, filling them about 2/3 full. While apple butter is typically spread on toast, it is also a great ingredient in recipes. With that tweaking, just added 1 tsp. Combine topping ingredients in a small bowl. KiwiCo Promo Code: Get a box for $9.95 shipped!! These look awesome. 2 eggs; 1 cup flour; 1/2 cup raw sugar (or brown sugar) 1 teaspoon baking powder; 1/2 teaspoon baking soda; 1/2 teaspoon salt; 1 teaspoon sugar; 1/4 cup raisins, optional; Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. You can use homemade apple butter or store-bought apple butter. The kids began a few days off with mid-winter break today, and we’re all relaxing–I’m enjoying Pinterest while they enjoy Doc McStuffins. I was wrong about having the apple butter, but found a jar of pumpkin butter that i had purchased last year after the holidays on clearance at Aldi. These muffins are dense, grainy, fruity and delicious. medianet_height = "120"; FM Living | Site design by Five J's Design. Preheat oven to 425°. Beat in the apple butter and vanilla. Is there any nutritional information for these? I love to make homemade muffins. We are trying to watch the starch. I am excited to use the apple butter my grandmother makes in these, again and again. TIA! A combination of applesauce and vegetable oil helps keep these muffins insanely moist. Then to the bran mixture add eggs, apple butter and 2 tbsp oil and mix to blend. These were a lunchroom favorite for the year I helped cook at a Lutheran School. I love the perk of knowing it can be frozen, too. These muffins are deadly delicious and moist. Set aside. I tried to mix a bit of the blueberries into each of the muffin cups like you did with the baking soda. So yeah probably will substitute the sugar, crossing fingers. Here you go: https://moneysavingmom.com/2011/10/homemade-apple-butter-recipe-plus-free-printable-labels.html. My new pregnancy craving! So easy! Thank you for the recipe. 9 %. Cream cheese spread is also good on them. Grease cupcake pan or use cupcake liners and set aside. Freezer-friendly. Thank you for the recipe, I am not a fan of changing things really, but we have realized for our family starch and sugar (processed) makes us feel bad. so easy and so good! A full cup of apple butter not only adds flavor but also moistness to these muffins. When ready to eat, thaw them on the counter. I always have the ingredients on hand. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until inserted tester comes out clean. Can I use oat flour mix with regular flour? You can make 12 standard size muffins instead of six large but you'll need to reduce baking time to approximately 15-20 minutes or until they test done. Line a 12 cup muffin pan with paper liners. It’s flour, sugar, baking soda, an egg, milk, oil, cinnamon, and salt. If you don’t have apple butter on hand, I’m sure you could use applesauce. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Bake for 20 to 24 minutes or until they feel firm when you gently press on the top. Thank you! Whether for breakfast or a snack, these Apple Butter Muffins are the perfect wayt to enjoy apple butter. Would I need to add any additional ingredients? Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until inserted tester comes out clean. Thank you! Mix together oats, milk, apple butter, and eggs. Sprinkle tops of muffin batter with sugar. Hello. Stir lemon juice into the evaporated milk. Add the egg to the sugar mixture; beat well. I fluff the flour up a little with a spoon and then scoop it into a measuring cup. Required fields are marked *. when I click on the link for the apple butter I get a rewards survey page. You can’t tell the difference. You can finish thawing them in the microwave. The sugared pecan topping added a nice crunch. Next, distribute the remaining batter among the muffin cups. Do you think this would work with store bought pumpkin butter? If you’re watching your calorie intake, I’d suggest sticking with the original recipe as it was really low-cal and looked like it would still be pretty good. It is slow cooked for a long time to really intensify the flavors. Thank you! of applesauce. Made these today and everyone loved them! Will make them again. Stir lemon juice into the evaporated milk. Might I suggest you ‘weigh’ the Flour instead of measuring it … this will result in much better results, and the correct weight can be found with a simple Google search. Just mix and bake. Does it result in a different texture or anything? We love comments from readers, so chime in with your thoughts below! Added freshly grated nutmeg for a bit of extra spice. The less you mix the more tender the crumb. Combine the glaze ingredients. I had some Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter and substituted that in for the apple butter and added chopped walnuts because I love nuts in muffins. I could be wrong. I’m looking forward to pulling these out of the freezer for breakfast! Beating at low speed, alternately add the flour and the milk mixtures to the apple butter mixture until just combined. Something to make with all the apple butter that wound up a little runny this summer . Very good. Pour egg mixture into flour mixture and mix just until combined. Read more information on our comment policy. Apple Butter Muffins. In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. Yes, you should be able to sub applesauce. Those look wonderful, and your photography is just beautiful!! Whisk together flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. You can use homemade apple butter or store-bought apple butter. Stir together the buttermilk, apple butter, applesauce, and oil. This recipe makes 18 muffins so you will likely have extra. Combine egg, milk and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Batter tastes good but a little on the sweet side. In a bowl, whisk together the oil, apple butter, maple syrup, milk, and egg until thoroughly combined. © 2008–2020 Money Saving Mom®, LLC. Using apple butter as the star ingredient means these muffins already have built in flavor. I love to slather these muffins with butter but they taste great as is. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar together until fluffy. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. i doubled the recipe, and ate two of them as dessert! Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix just until combined. I’m sure these taste wonderful with apple butter as a substitute but…..in case you find yourself out of applesauce for a recipe..just take a whole apple (core removed) and place it in the blender or food processor until it is mush. These look yummy! Note: Some reviewers shared that these do not rise much and that they made only 18 muffins rather than 24. Apple Butter Muffins Recipe photo by Taste of Home. I have a dummy question…What is raw sugar, and is there anything I can sub for it since I have the rest of these ingredients on hand right now and these sound delish!!