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Apple Cider Muffins


Ingredients

¼ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

¼ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

¼ cup butter-flavored shortening

¼ cup butter-flavored shortening

⅔ cup white sugar

⅔ cup white sugar

2 eggs

2 eggs

1 ⅔ cups all-purpose flour

1 ⅔ cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon salt

⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg

⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 cup apple cider

1 cup apple cider

2 apples – peeled, cored, and diced small

2 apples – peeled, cored, and diced small

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 8 muffin cups with paper liners.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 8 muffin cups with paper liners.

Cream butter, shortening, and sugar in a stand mixer at medium-high speed. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition and scraping down sides of the bowl as necessary.

Cream butter, shortening, and sugar in a stand mixer at medium-high speed. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition and scraping down sides of the bowl as necessary.

Whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg in a separate bowl. Turn the stand mixer on low and alternate adding in flour mixture and cider, starting with flour and ending with cider. Mix well and remove from stand. Stir in apples with a wooden spoon.

Whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg in a separate bowl. Turn the stand mixer on low and alternate adding in flour mixture and cider, starting with flour and ending with cider. Mix well and remove from stand. Stir in apples with a wooden spoon.

Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, using about 2 generous tablespoons for each muffin cup.

Spoon batter into the prepared muffin cups, using about 2 generous tablespoons for each muffin cup.

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Let cool before serving.

Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Let cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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