Green apples were on sale at Whole Foods last week, and I bought
way too many! Usually I have rotten bananas taking up space on my
counter, but this week, it is apples. My daughter requested a
muffin baking session. Love when she does that!
With apples as the main ingredient, we came up with this easy
yet fantastic muffin recipe. I diced the apples and she tossed them
into the mixing bowl. We measured and used her math skills and also
worked her tiny muscles by pushing her to stir. No muffin in my
house is complete unless chocolate chips are added. These muffins
taste so delicious, you do not need the chocolate; however, they go
from delicious to decadent with the chocolate.
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Mix sugar, diced apple, and Chinese Five Spice (or
3. Add oil, eggs, pumpkin, flour, baking soda, baking powder,
and salt. Mix.
4. Blend in chocolate chips.
5. Bake for 35 minutes or until you can put a fork through the
middle of a muffin and the fork comes out clean.
Mandy is a mom of two children, who hopes to inspire families to have fun in the kitchen together.
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