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Caramel Apple Muffins Recipe

Caramel Apple Muffins Recipe

Any one who loves caramel apples will love these muffins. These are great served with breakfast, or with coffee.—Therese Puckett, Shreveport, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled tart apple
  • 12 caramels, chopped
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. In another bowl, whisk the egg, milk, butter and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apple and caramels.
  • 2. Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the cake portion comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield: 14 muffins.

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin equals 245 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 219 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.