Merciful God, You are great in compassion and Your tenderness for us is without measure. We ask You to give us today our daily bread, and also provide for the needs of all of Your hungry children around the world. Through Christ Your Son and Our Lord. Amen.

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Upside Down Apple Muffins

These are a great weekend breakfast treat -- or make them for dinner with some scrambled eggs and sausage -- breakfast for dinner.

Upside Down Apple Muffins

1½ cups flour
2 t baking powder
½ cup sugar
½ t salt
½ t cinnamon
¼ t nutmeg
¼ cup butter
1 cup peeled, shredded apple
½ cup buttermilk
1 egg, lightly beaten
⅓ cup
brown sugar
3 T butter, melted
½ cup chopped pecans (optional)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
With pastry cutter, cut in butter.
Combine buttermilk and egg and add to flour mixture
along with apples, stirring just to moisten.
Combine melted butter and brown sugar.
Spoon about 1 t. into each greased muffin cup.
Add chopped pecans to cup if desired.
Spoon batter into cups and bake for 20 minutes.
Turn upside down and serve.

NOTE: We make these without the pecans and they are just as yummy.

No comments: