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Apple-Oat Muffins

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Recipe & picture courtesy of Good Housekeeping

Yield 12 muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes

  • 2 cup(s) old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats
  • 1 1/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup(s) packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoon(s) vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup(s) (1 to 2 medium) shredded Golden Delicious or Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 cup(s) walnuts, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 12 standard muffin-pan cups. In large bowl, combine oats, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and ground cinnamon.
  2. In medium bowl, with fork, beat buttermilk, oil, and egg until well blended; stir in shredded apples. Add apple mixture to flour mixture, and stir just until flour mixture is moistened (batter will be very thick and lumpy). Stir in chopped walnuts.
  3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin-pan cups. Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until muffins begin to brown and toothpick inserted in center of muffins comes out clean. Immediately remove muffins from pan. Serve warm, or cool on wire rack to serve later.

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Apple Popovers with Maple-Spiced Butter

Recipe courtesy of Ladies’ Home Journal

Prep: 15 min
Start to Finish: 1 hr 15 min
Makes 12 popovers

For Maple-Spiced Butter:

  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

For Apple Popovers:

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-1/3 cups milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 7 tbsp unsalted butter (5 tbsp melted)
  • 1 small tart apple, cored and cut into 1/8-to 1/4-inch dice

Make Maple-Spiced Butter:

  1. In a small bowl, stir together butter, maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice until smooth; set aside.

Make Apple Popovers:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt. In a blender combine milk, eggs and 5 tbsp melted butter. Blend on medium-high speed 20 seconds. Whisk into flour mixture until just combined. Let stand at room temperature 30 min.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 450 degrees F and place rack in lower third. Cut remaining 2 tbsp butter into 12 pieces and divide among cups of a 12-cup popover pan. Place 1 tbsp apple into each cup. Just before baking, transfer pan to oven and heat until butter is melted and pan is hot, about 1 min.
  3. Carefully remove pan from oven and evenly pour batter over apples. Immediately return pan to oven. Bake 15 min (do not open oven). Reduce oven to 375 degrees F and bake until popovers are crisp and browned, 18 to 20 min more.
  4. Turn out popovers onto a wire rack and let cool 2 to 3 min. Serve hot with Maple-Spiced Butter.

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