Maine has so much to offer in the fall, and the visitors come by the literal busloads. The foliage, the farm markets, the roadside stands, the pumpkins, the apples, and cider are just a few of the wonderful elements of a Maine autumn. Today we are going to focus on apple cider and muffins in particular.
Apple Cider Muffins
What tastes amazing with a hot cup of coffee or tea? Apple cider muffins!! Serve warm with a little butter or cream cheese.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 eggs beaten
2 Tbs vegetable oil
1/2 cup apple cider
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup butter melted
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1 Tbs cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350.
Spray a 12 count muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray
In a mixing bowl, whisk together your flour, brown sugar, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon and mix until combined.
Add in your eggs, oil, apple cider and milk and stir until just moistened.
Fill your tins about 3/4 full with batter and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Let cool for a few minutes.
Melt butter in a small bowl, in another bowl whisk together the sugars and cinnamon.
Dip the tops of the muffins in butter then in your cinnamon sugar mixture.
Enjoy these muffins any time of year for a great breakfast or snack treat!!