Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Applesauce Spice Muffins DD

Yummy muffins! They sure don't taste like they have squash in them!

I'm now experimenting with my own Deceptively Delicious recipes! I have a whole freezer full of vegetable purees thanks to my parent's garden. Muffins are a great place to hide vegetables.

The kids loved them! Okay, I'm sure it had something to do with the chocolate chips, especially the double dose of chocolate chips! When one kid gets to pour the chocolate chips and the other freaks out, sometimes the solution is just more chocolate chips instead of a big discussion about how life isn't fair.

Applesauce Spice Muffin DD
Printable Recipe

1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp salt
2 eggs
1 cup brown sugar, separated
11 Tbs butter
1/2 cup applesauce
1/2 cup yellow squash puree
1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
1/4 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)
1 cup coconut (optional)

1 Tbs sugar
1/8 tsp cinnaomn
1/8 tsp allspice
1/8 tsp nutmeg

1. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and salt in a bowl. Set aside.

2. In an electric mixer beat butter and half of the brown sugar. Add the eggs and beat to incorporate each. Add the applesauce and squash puree and then slowly add the flour mixture.

3. Take bowl off mixer. Fold in the second half of the brown sugar and the chocolate chips and/or coconut if using. Spoon into a 12-cavity muffin pan.

3. Mix topping and sprinkle over each muffin.

4. Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

1 comment:

  1. These look fantastic! How do you get muffins to not stick to your pan without using paper muffin cups?

    And have you compared Deceptively Delicious with The Sneaky Chef? I have the Sneaky Chef, but wonder if it's worth getting the other book too.


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