Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine apricot pieces and lemon juice. Cream shortening and sugar, beat in egg and stir in apricots.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; add to first mixture alternately with milk.
  3. Add chopped nuts with last portion of flour.
  4. Fill greased muffin tins two thirds full.
  5. Sprinkle a little granulated sugar on top of each muffin.
  6. Bake about 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  7. Makes 12 muffins.


Most Helpful

These were really good! I was surprised how moist they were. My family is very picky - they don't like apricots, nuts or chunks, so I pureed the cots and left out the nuts and the sugar on top. I froze them and took them to a family reunion so everyone could taste one - all were pleasantly surprised! Thanks a bunch for a nice change in a muffin.

dawneg August 08, 2006

Very delicious! Do not grease the sides of the muffin tin - just the bottoms. That way you can get lovely browned crusts. I think I'll cut down on the nutmeg next time or play around with another's really strong!

FujiQ June 29, 2010

I had two apricots that needed using up so this recipe was perfect! I made a loaf instead of muffins. The nutmeg went really well. Thanks!

Ginger Rose July 01, 2008

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