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Really great basic recipe. I never follow recipes exactly. I made a double batch and subbed apple sauce for the oil, 2 cups of oatmeal for 2 cups of the flour and used half splenda and half brown sugar splenda. Also used regular whole wheat flour and added a bit of gluten to help it rise. The end result was some of the best muffins I've tasted in ages. Really moist and amazing. The ratios from this recipe are perfect to "steal" and turn it into your own.

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louisem76 December 01, 2010

This is a solid recipe for muffins, I always use the measurements for eggs, milk, flour and sweetener to get the right consistency then add in any ingredients after that depending on personal preference (even the milk can be swapped for fruit juice, coffee or any other liquid you'd like to try)

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Frog154 September 15, 2008

This is the first baking of the season for me, now that its not so hot outside. I like to get creative and took great liberty in doing so with this easy recipe. I used unbleached flour, sugar, half butter and half oil, and very juicy pears (two), adding a struedel topping made from chopped walnut, brown sugar, wheat germ, one envelope of hot Apple cider mix and butter. I left the struedel off three to compare, and I must say it was much better with than without. Some of the walnuts did get too done, otherwise they were very tasty! (I also forgot to adjust the temp down by 25 degrees for the dark pans,until halfway through.)

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linda-from_tupelo! October 23, 2011

Just made a double batch of these for my son's class. Everyone loves them!!!! I used all whole wheat flour and all granny smith apples from our tree. Yum!!!

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Susan H October 06, 2010

This recipe creates perfectly textured muffins, that I now use this as my base recipe for all of my flavored muffins! They rise high, and are so deliciously moist, even when I use apple sauce in place of oil (can't even tell the difference!). Kudos!

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Vels February 15, 2008

I made these today, using splenda, 1 bosc pear, and 1 gala apple. I also didn't have any nutmeg, so I added extra cinnamon. They came out with a nice, Fall flavor. I did find them to be a little bland, but perhaps that was because of the nutmeg. Either way, I liked them a lot. And I am so pleased that they are healthy muffins! Good recipe! I will continue to play with this one!

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Sexy Chef Sheri October 15, 2007

Very nice textured, tasty muffins and healthy, too! I used splenda, diced apples and chopped pecans. These are delicious with a cup of coffee for breakfast or anytime! Thanks, Carole in Orlando

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carole in orlando February 28, 2007
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