Spiced Apple Muffins

  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpoe flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped apple
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup ground nuts
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
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In a large bowl cream together sugar with shortening. Beat in egg; blend well. Set aside.

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Add milk and flour mixture alternating each mixture; until completely mixed. Fold in chopped apples. Fill greased muffin tins half full, then top with mixture of brown sugar, ground nuts, and cinnamon.

Bake in a 375° F oven for 20 minutes, or until center is set Remove from oven. Let cool on wire racks.

Servings: 1 dozen muffins
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member