Delicious Autumn Muffins that Will Warm Your Soul

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Delicious Autumn Muffins that Will Warm Your Soul
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 20, 2023

Indulge in the flavors of fall with these delicious autumn muffins. Packed with seasonal ingredients like pumpkin, apples, and spices, these muffins are the perfect treat for breakfast or an afternoon snack. The combination of warm spices and the sweetness of the fruits make these muffins incredibly comforting and satisfying. Plus, they are easy to make and will make your kitchen smell amazing as they bake. Whip up a batch of these muffins and enjoy a taste of autumn all year round.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup diced apple
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
  3. In another bowl, mix together the melted butter, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, and granulated sugar until well combined.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla extract to the wet ingredients and mix until smooth.
  5. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
  6. Fold in the diced apple and chopped walnuts.
  7. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  9. Remove the muffins from the tin and allow them to cool on a wire rack.
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  11. Enjoy the delicious taste of autumn with these homemade muffins!

Interesting Facts

  • Muffins are believed to have originated in England during the 10th century.
  • The word 'muffin' comes from the Old French word 'moufflet,' which means soft bread.
  • Pumpkin is a great source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
  • Apples are rich in antioxidants and can help boost your immune system.
  • Walnuts are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which are good for heart health.