Carrot and Pineapple Muffins

                          
  Amount  Measure       Ingredient — Preparation Method 
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                        —–Topping—– 
     1/2  cup           butter 
   3      tablespoons   sour cream 
   2      cups          powdered sugar 
     1/2  teaspoon      vanilla 
                        —–Muffin  —– 
   2      cups          all purpose flour 
   1      cup           sugar 
   2      teaspoons     baking powder 
     1/2  teaspoon      ground cinnamon 
     1/2  teaspoon      ground ginger 
     1/2  cup           shredded carrots 
     1/2  cup           raisins 
     1/2  cup           chopped walnuts 
   8      ounces        crushed pineapple with juice 
   2      large         eggs 
     1/2  cup           melted butter 
   1      teaspoon      vanilla 
                        grated carrot for garnish 

1. Preheat the oven to 375. 

2. In a small bowl, combine the butter, sour cream, powdered sugar, and 
vanilla; mix well; set aside. 

3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and 
ginger.  Stir in the carrots, raisins, and walnuts.  In a small bowl, 
combine the undrained pineapple, eggs, butter, and vanilla.  Stir s mixture 
into dry ingredients until just blended.  Fill greased miniature bundt forms 
3/4 full.  Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the 
middle comes out clean.  Let cool 3 minutes inverted on a wire rack.  Remove 
from the tins.  Place the muffins inverted on a cookie sheet.  Drizzle the 
topping over the muffins and sprinkle with grated carrots in the center.  
Serve warm or cool.

Blueberry Coconut Muffins

Blueberry Coconut Muffins

Amount Measure Ingredient — Preparation Method

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2 cups flour

1 cup sugar

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

10 tablespoons applesauce

2 eggs

8 ounces plain yogurt

1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

3 ounces coconut

1/2 cup white chocolate chips

1 cup blueberries

—–Streusel Topping—–

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 cup flour

1 cup coconut

1/2 cup butter

1. Mix together streusel topping into large crumbs.

2. Preheat oven to 350°.

3. Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together. In a separate

bowl mix together applesauce, eggs, yogurt, coconut extract and coconut. Add the

wet mixture to the flour mixture. Stir in white chocolate chips and blueberries

4. Spoon into baking cups and top with streusel. Bake 20 minutes or until done.

Allspice Cinnamon Chip Streusel Muffing

Allspice Cinnamon Chip Streusel Muffins

February 9, 2013

Amount Measure Ingredient — Preparation Method

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—–Streusel—–

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 tsp ground allspice

1/2 cup oats

1/4 cup melted butter

—–Muffins—–

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 3/4 teaspoon baking powder

1 tsp ground allspice

1/4 tsp salt

7 tablespoons oil

2 large eggs

1/2 cup whole milk

1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice

1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract

Zest of 1 orange

1 cup cinnamon chips

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line or grease a muffin tin.

For the streusel:

Place flour, brown sugar, and allspice in a small bowl and whisk to

combine. Use a pastry cutter to cut in the butter until the mixture

resembles course crumbs. Set aside.

For the muffins:

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking powder,

allspice and salt.

In a large glass measuring cup or small bowl, whisk the melted butter,

eggs, milk, orange juice, orange zest, and vanilla extract together until

well combined.

Pour the liquid ingredients over the dry ingredients and whisk until just

combined.

Fold in the cinnamon chips.

Divide the batter evenly among the muffins tins. Top the muffins with 1

tablespoon of streusel.

Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the tops are golden and a toothpick

inserted into the center of the muffins comes out clean.

Transfer the pan to a rack and cool for 5 minutes before carefully

removing each muffin from its mold.

Recipe Source: The messy baker blogmuffin1