Posts Tagged ‘apples’

Baked Apple Muffins

Sometimes people confuse muffins and cupcakes, despite the fact that cupcakes are iced and muffins aren’t. I think this is because oftentimes muffins are just as sweet as cupcakes and really shouldn’t be able to pass as a breakfast item. 

baked apple muffins.1I don’t think anyone would ever confuse these muffins for cupcakes. Why? Because they’re so hearty and delicious in a way a cupcake could never be. 

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They have a sweet crunch, due to the apple-raisin-almond combo.  (more…)

Dutch Apple Pie

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Thanksgiving is a great time for pies. It seems like normally people have pumpkin pie, but at my house we have all kinds of pies for Thanksgiving, including this delicious apple one. 

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This Dutch Apple Pie was very well received within my family, so I’m guessing that I will be making it again come Thanksgiving. What is really great about it is the sweet crunch, due to both the apples and the cookie-like topping.  (more…)

Applesauce + Apple Picking

The weather has already started to become a lot colder as fall creeps upon us. Last weekend, however, was sunny enough that my family and I decided to go apple picking. 

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This was our first time going  apple picking and we definitely came home with more apples than we had ever bought before. Of course, with so many apples, I had to think of a couple new recipes to whip up before these things went bad. 

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Luckily, I didn’t have too much trouble with the first recipe, since my German friend Sarah showed me how to make Apfelmus, or just applesauce in English. For anyone who’s a bit apprehensive about making applesauce from scratch, trust me, it’s worth it. After having this fresh applesauce, you’ll probably never want to eat Mott’s jarred sauced again.  (more…)