Gingerbread Muffins

All week I have been craving muffins. I looked around and found a few must-try recipes. First, we tried a double chocolate muffin recipe — sadly, no photos or recipes to share – next time! But, for THIS time….I’m sharing recipe number two – GINGERBREAD MUFFINS. I was so happy to have helpers to bake this evening! When the muffins were finished we let them cool for a few moments before having one. They were a really big hit at our house — it took me two muffins to decide if they needed any additional things added to the recipe. No, I think they are perfect! Fingers crossed we still have some for breakfast tomorrow morning!


2.5 cups flour
2 teaspoon ginger powder
1 heaping teaspoon cinnamon
1-teaspoon baking powder
3/4-cup milk
1/2-cup softened butter
1/2-cup molasses
1/4-cup maple syrup
1/4-cup applesauce
1/4-cup brown sugar
1 egg
Turbinado sugar (optional topping)


Start by preheating the oven to 350F.
Mix dry ingredients and set aside.
Next, with a mixer combine butter, molasses, syrup, applesauce, brown sugar, and egg.
Now, slowly add the dry ingredients and milk (alternating a bit) to the sugary butter mixture.
Pour the mixture into muffin cups and top with turbinado sugar.
Bake for 25-30 minutes (regular muffins) or 12-15 minutes (mini muffins).
This made 24 mini muffins and 5 regular sized muffins.

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By Charlotte M

Being able to laugh at the end of an “unsuccessful’” day and being okay with not managing to “do it all”. It rocks!

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