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Apricot Nut Muffins Recipe

Makes 36 muffins

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp shortening
  • 1 egg, large
  • 3/4 cup apricot nectar
  • 4 tsp orange rind, grated
  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup apricots, dried, chopped fine
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)


Instructions:

1. Mix the sugar, shortening and egg until fluffy.
2. Stir in the apricot nectar and orange rind.
3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and add to the creamed mixture.
4. Blend in the apricots and nuts and add to the batter.
5. Pour into the muffin tins that have been sprayed with a non-stick coating.
6. Let stand for 20 minutes and then bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until done.
7. Cool on racks.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Apricot
Course:Dessert
Snacks
Breakfast
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Baking
Dish:Muffins
Bread
Difficulty:Easy

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