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Fruit Muffins

Rated as 4.22 out of 5 Stars

"This is a basic fruit muffin recipe. I use chopped apples, but 1 cup of any type fruit may be added to make a quick and easy batch of fruit muffins."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 162 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 muffins)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease 12 muffin cups.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together sugar and shortening. Stir the flour mixture into the sugar mixture alternately with the milk. Fold in the fruit. Pour batter into prepared muffin pans.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 162 calories; 4.9 g fat; 26.9 g carbohydrates; 2.9 g protein; 2 mg cholesterol; 196 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made it with half whole wheat flour, half brown sugar, and added some ground cinnamon and cloves, and they were really tasty! I also left the skins on the apples.

Most helpful critical review

This is a good base recipe. Made as is, it is pretty bland. Just add some spices and more fruit (and maybe sugar) and then it's yummy.

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I made it with half whole wheat flour, half brown sugar, and added some ground cinnamon and cloves, and they were really tasty! I also left the skins on the apples.

Pretty good basic recipe. I needed a muffin recipe that didn't use eggs so I was glad to find this one. I did add some vanilla and I used mandarin oranges for the fruit (that's what I had on h...

This is a good base recipe. Made as is, it is pretty bland. Just add some spices and more fruit (and maybe sugar) and then it's yummy.

These muffins turned out great for me! I used frozen fruit in place of the apple with excellent results. I made 4 different flavors with this one recipe... blueberry (1 cup), blackberry and ras...

I make these often with different kinds of fruit. I use 1/4 c. br. sugar and 1/4 c. splenda, also add 2 eggs because batter is so thick. I have made blueberry, peach, rhubarb, pear, raspberry an...

Perfect base recipe!!! Exactly what I have been searching for! I made mine with strawberry preserves & a tiny bit of lemon extract & they are almost like cupcakes! Would be amazing with a cr...

Great muffins! I needed something to make this morning and they worked out great! I added the two eggs per someone's suggestion and made a crumble on top with sugar, cinnamon, and oats. They r...

I really wanted to bake something but had no eggs and no butter. I came across this recipe so I figured I'd try it. Fantastic! I added some raisins and cinnamon along with the apple and they're ...

I make these all the time and with any kind of fruit I currently have, and everytime they have been delicious!