• September 25, 2011

Skyline Apple Muffins

Start your morning with a fresh-baked, homemade apple muffin.

Sherril Miller

Skyline Apple Muffins

Makes about 15 muffins


  • 1½ cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • ⅔ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sour milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ cups diced apples
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon melted butter


In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, oil, and egg. In a large bowl, combine sour milk, baking soda, salt, and vanilla. Add sugar mixture to milk mixture alternately with flour, beating well after each addition. Fold in apples and pecans. Separately mix sugar and butter. Pour batter into muffin papers or pans and sprinkle with sugar/butter mixture. Bake at 325º for 30 minutes, or until cake tester comes out clean.

This recipe comes from The Joy of Sharing by Garber United Methodist Church. New Bern, North Carolina. It was provided to Our State magazine as part of a call for community cookbooks. The recipe has tested and used by those providing the cookbook, but not by Our State magazine. Please remember that cooking times can vary depending on ovens.

Additional apple recipes in this fall collection:

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