Lemon-Glazed Apple Oatmeal Muffins
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (300 Ml)|
|Packed light brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Ml)|
|Baking powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (7 Ml)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon (5 Ml)|
|Cinnamon||1 Teaspoon (5 Ml)|
|Salt||1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 Ml)|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Ml)|
|Milk||125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)|
|Vegetable oil||50 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)|
|Lemon juice||25 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)|
|Quick cooking oats||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (175 Ml)|
|Finely chopped apples||1 Cup (16 tbs) (250 Ml)|
|Chopped nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Ml)|
|Icing sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 Ml)|
|Lemon juice||15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Tablespoon, melted (15 Ml)|
In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg.
In a large bowl, beat egg.
Add milk, oil and lemon juice.
Stir in oats and mix well.
Add flour mixture, blending well.
Add apples and nuts, stirring just until moistened and lumpy.
Do not overmix.
Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin, filling cups three-quarters full.
Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine icing sugar, juice and butter.
Remove muffins from tin and place on a plate.
Drizzle with lemon glaze.
HINT: If you reduce or eliminate salt in recipes, use more herbs and spices to enhance the flavor.
Experiment with small amounts at first, such as 1/4 tsp (1 mL).