Good, but needs a few more ingredients
I made muffins with this recipe exactly as given, but it wash't as tasty as expected. The next time I added 1/4 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg to the dry ingredients 1 1/2 tsp vanilla to the apple mixture. I also used brown sugar for half the sugar. EXCELLENT !
This Has Been Part of My Holidays for 20 Years
I found this recipe probably 20 years ago and gave it a whirl. It was outstanding, and I've made it one of the recipes I always aim to include on my holiday menu. It's especially good in small loaf pans or muffin tins.
A Thanksgiving Hit
I made this as a take-home for people to enjoy as Black Friday breakfast, since I knew there were too many other desserts coming for Thanksgiving dinner. But despite all the other sweets on the table, people didn't want to wait to try this and said they enjoyed it a lot.
I made it as is with Granny Smith apples and Canola oil, except I added 1/2 t of vanilla (mostly because I enjoy the smell as it bakes). I plan to make this again. I might consider adding a little more oil next time, since the batter seemed pretty dry (although people assured me the final product wasn't).
Made this to go with Thanksgiving dinner
I am attending Thanksgiving dinner at a friends house and was ask to bring cranberry bread. I found this recipe and made it. I decided to make muffins instead so it would be easier to serve. Just grab and go! They are delicious. Bake at 350 for about 35 minutes. I ate two of the 36 (3 batches) I made and they will be a big hit. I also put a cranberry on top before baking so they are recognizable from the banana nut ones. It looks like a cherry on top!
Make this with a few changes
Very good results. I was short on apples so I reversed the fruit amounts using 2 cups of cranberries and 1 cup of apples. I added 1/4 cup extra sugar to compensate for the tartness of the extra cranberries. I also left out the cinnamon and instead flavored it with about 1/2 t of orange zest. Next time I would try adding a pinch of salt. Very moist and full of fruit!