Make these simple Apple-Cinnamon Muffins with hot cereal, chopped fresh apples, apple juice and pumpkin pie spice. They're a fantastic way to start your day.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 9 servings
1/3 cup sugar, divided
1-1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup creamy wheat (enriched farina) hot cereal (1-minute, 2-1/2-minute or 10-minute cook time), uncooked
1 Tbsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1-1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup apple juice, divided
1/2 cup fat-free milk
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 Tbsp. margarine or butter, melted
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped peeled apple
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Let's Make It
Reserve 1 Tbsp. sugar. Mix remaining sugar, flour, cereal, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice and salt; set aside.
Reserve 2 Tbsp. apple juice. Blend remaining juice, milk, egg, margarine and vanilla until well blended. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened; stir in apple. Spoon into 9 greased 2-1/2-inch muffin pans, mounding slightly.
Bake at 400°F for 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan; brush tops with reserved juice and sprinkle with reserved sugar. Serve warm.
Store leftover muffins in the freezer. Place cooled muffins in a sealable plastic freezer bag and freeze for up to 6 months. Thaw at room temperature and reheat gently until warm.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 33g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.