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Applesauce Muffin Mix Recipe

"I adapted a recipe so I could give this homemade muffin mix to our family for holiday gifts," says Barbara Opperwall of Wyoming, Michigan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a 1-pint glass jar, layer 3/4 cup flour, oats, sugar mixture and remaining flour. Cover and store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch (about 2 cups total).
  • 2. To prepare muffins: In a bowl, combine the egg, applesauce, butter and vanilla. Stir in muffin mix just until moistened. Fill greased muffin cups three-fourths full. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes our clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 9 muffins.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 240 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 232 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.