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  1. Makes 9 muffins:

  2. 1-1/4 cups unsweetened applesauce

  3. 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

  4. 2 large eggs

  5. 2 tbsps vegetable oil

  6. 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour

  7. 2 tsps baking soda

  8. 1/2 tsp powdered instant espresso

  9. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  10. 1/2 tsp nutmeg

  11. 3/4 cup raisins or chopped nuts

  12. 375 F. Grease or line

  13. 9 standard muffin cups. Fill the other

  14. 3 cups halfway with water. In a large bowl using a whisk, combine the applesauce, brown sugar, eggs and oil. In a large bowl using a whisk, combine the flour, baking soda, espresso and spices. Add to the wet mixture and stir with a large spatula until just moistened, about 10 strokes. add the raisins or nuts, if desired. Spoon the batter into the cups until level with the top of the pan. place the pan on a rack in the center of the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a cake tester comes out clean and the tops feel springy. Cool the muffins in the pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.


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