Whole Wheat Gingerbread with Skillet Apples

22 Nov

Makes 2 dozen muffins


1 cup molasses
3/4 cup honey
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
3 cups whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 cups milk


1. In a large mixing bowl, beat molasses, honey, oil and eggs until well-mixed.

2. Combine dry ingredients and add alternately with the milk to the egg mixture.

3. Pour batter into greased muffin pans.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. When the muffins are cool, place a scoop of skillet apples and some whipped cream on top.


Skillet Apples


4 medium apples
2 tablespoons butter or oil
4 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


1. Chop apples into bite-sized pieces.

2. Melt butter (or heat oil) in a skillet over medium heat.

3. Add apples and cook for 2 minutes covered.

4. Add sugar and cinnamon and cook uncovered for another 2 to 3 minutes.

5. Spoon apples over a gingerbread muffin and top with whipped cream.

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