These are moist and delicious little muffins that are just irresistible. Cooked yellow summer squash is mixed into the batter to make them really moist. The flavors for this muffin come from the sweet spice combination of Allspice, True Cinnamon and Cloves Powder. What a great way to enjoy summer squash. Make a batch and watch them disappear!
ALLSPICE, True Cinnamon, Clove Powder
1 cup cooked & mashed yellow summer squash (remove seeds before cooking)
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup granulated white sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup (unsweetened) applesauce
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1 Tblspn baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Allspice Powder
2 tsp True Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Clove Powder
Mixture of (white) sugar & True Cinnamon - for sprinkling muffin tops
Direction: This recipe makes 3 dozen mini muffins. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray with cooking spray mini muffin tins. In a small bowl, mix together the squash, oil, egg, applesauce and vanilla. In a separate bowl, blend together all of the dry ingredients. Combine the squash mixture with the flour mixture, and blend until just moistened (do not overmix). Drop tablespoons of the mix in the prepared tins. Sprinkle the tops of each muffin with the sugar/True Cinnamon mixture. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 - 10 minutes or until muffins are set and lightly golden. Cool cooked muffins on a wire rack.