Fall, Spinning and Apple Muffins

I baked you some apple muffins! Well, not really, as they probably wouldn’t ship well and I may eat them all before they could get sent out to you.


What I did do is find you some spinning time! How did I do that?

Tonight as I was making up a fresh batch of an old recipe for apple muffins, I realized that baking these or any muffins that take about 25 minutes in the oven will buy you time to grab a cup of tea and get a solid 15 minutes of spinning in as well.

To some, it may seem like multi-tasking.  I don’t think of it that way. I have this vision of using the time to spin instead of standing in the kitchen, just sipping on your cup of tea as you stare at the oven timer waiting for the muffins to finish baking. They smell so delicious I can understand wanting to stay close to the yummy scents of fall.

You can always guard the oven from the family who will wander in to see what is baking by having your spindle and fiber ready to go.  You can get that 15 minutes in as well as protect the kitchen fortress!

I’ll leave the recipe here for you to try or use your own favorite muffin recipe and give that baking time up for spinning.

Let us know how it worked out!

#spin15aday Apple Muffins

1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup oil
1 cup grated apples
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1 1/2 cups sifted flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips
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1/4 cup brown sugar mixed with cinnamon and nutmeg

In a mixing bowl, beat the egg, stir in milk, oil, and grated apples.
In a separate bowl, mix all dry ingredients together.
Stir dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Fill muffin tin about 1/2 to 2/3 full (I use muffin papers)
Sprinkle the brown sugar/cinnamon/nutmeg over the muffin batter for a topping.

Bake at 400 degrees for about 25 minutes.  Makes 12 muffins.

Until next time, enjoy!!!



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One response to “Fall, Spinning and Apple Muffins”

  1. This is a fantastic idea- and a tasty sounding recipe. I will be trying it out very soon, and virtually inviting you over!

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