Maple Muffins

by Emily from Lynden, Washington


1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon ginger
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 egg
1/2 cup sour cream


1 cup confectioner's sugar
1/2 teaspoon softened butter
pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup maple syrup


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2. Mix all muffin ingredients in a large bowl.
3. Grease muffin tins with vegetable spray.
4. Scoop batter by tablespoons into each muffin cup.
5. Bake for 12 minutes.
6. Beat together icing ingredients until smooth. Add a little water if needed. Spread on muffins and enjoy!

This article first appeared in the October 2007 issue of Focus on the Family Clubhouse magazine. Copyright © 2007 by Focus on the Family. Used by permission.