Muffins - South Carolina Applesauce

Travel Food Recipes

A 6-room rural retreat on 40 acres overlooking the French Broad River, Havenshire Inn offers hiking, canoeing, fishing, swimming, and great muffins!

NORTH CAROLINA APPLESAUCE MUFFINS

1/2 cup softened butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350. Butter 24 small muffin tins.

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Stir in applesauce and spices. Sift together salt, soda and flour. Add to applesauce mixture and beat well. Stir in nuts. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full and bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Batter keeps well in refrigerator, and baked muffins freeze well (reheat before serving).

Yields 24 small muffins.

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