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Empire State Muffins Recipe

Empire State Muffins Recipe

These muffins are loaded with fruit and nuts. They're perfect to serve when the autumn apple harvest is abundant. —Beverly Collins, North Syracuse, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 2 cups shredded tart apples
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup canola oil


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine apples and sugar. Gently fold in cranberries, carrots and nuts. Combine dry ingredients; add to bowl. Mix well to moisten dry ingredients. Combine eggs and oil; stir into apple mixture.
  • 2. Fill 18 greased muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes before removing from tins. Yield: 18 muffins.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 239 calories, 11g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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rllewis7 User ID: 7124309 7800
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2014

"These muffins are full of flavor and incredibly moist. This is one of my favorite muffin recipes!"

daisey5 User ID: 146806 15232
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2010

"I also took these into work and never had any left."

Mitla96 User ID: 3481011 40781
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2008

"Took these to work and had three people ask for the recipe. VERY good.

Janet in Michigan"

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