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Apple and Le Gré des Champs cheese Muffins


12 portions

Ingredients

Pecan Crunch

  • 250 ml (1 cup) brown sugar
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) chopped pecans
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) butter
  • 30 ml (1 tbsp.) lemon zest

Muffins

  • 500 ml (2 cups) whole wheat or all-purpose flour
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) cornmeal
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp.) cinnamon
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp.) baking powder
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp.) salt
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp.) lemon zest
  • 375 ml (1 1/2 cup) apples, grated
  • 375 ml (1 1/2 cup) Le Gré des Champs cheese, grated
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) melted butter
  • 150 ml (2/3 cup) brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 ml (1 cup) milk

Preparation

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Pecan Crunch

  • Mix all ingredients to a granular consistency.

Muffins

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Butter and flour muffin tin cups.
  • In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients, apples and cheese.
  • Beat butter together with brown sugar, eggs and milk.
  • Pour into the dry ingredients and mix just enough to moisten.
  • Spoon the batter to fill the large muffin tin cups about three-quarters full.
  • Sprinkle the tops with pecan crunch (see recipe below).
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the tops are golden.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes and turn out onto a cooling rack. Serve warm or cold.

Suggestion

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Accompaniments

Fruity and sweet

These wines are set apart by their sugar content. The dominant scent is fruity. Some are lighter (semi-dry), and others are more full-bodied (sweet).

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