Apple Raisin Muffins


  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (large) peeled, chopped tart green apple
  • 1 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins or Sun-Maid Baking Raisins
  • Directions:

    HEAT oven to 400° F. Grease or line 12 (2 -inch) muffin cups with paper baking cups.
    COMBINE flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt, mix well.
    COMBINE butter, milk, egg, vanilla and apple.
    ADD to flour mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
    FOLD in raisins.
    SPOON batter into prepared muffin cups.
    BAKE at 400 F in upper third of oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

    VARIATION: Substitute grated carrot or zucchini for chopped apple.

    Makes 12 muffins.