Cooking with Kaylie: Caramel Apple Muffins

With autumn slowly creeping up on us, we’ve been a bit sluggish around the office. In my mind, there is really only one option to cure us of our fall funk: Eat as many seasonal foods as possible and stay in a food coma until spring rolls around again!

So, the first stop on our way to winter hibernation is the iconic caramel apple…in muffin form!Caramel Apple Muffin

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped apples
  • Monin Caramel Sauce

Directions

  • Stir flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg together.
  • Beat together butter butter, white sugar, brown sugar and eggs until smooth.
  • Mix in vanilla.
  • Stir in apples, then stir in the flour mixture.
  • Divide mixture between a greased, or lined, 12-cup muffin pan and bake in a 375 degree F oven for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Drizzle with caramel syrup immediately before serving.

The greatest thing about this recipe? It’s technically a muffin, so you can guiltlessly eat them for breakfast!

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