mocha caramel brownies

Baked Apple Donuts and Mocha Caramel Brownies

mocha caramel brownies

The Super Bowl was FANTASTIC!! What a game, we spent the last 2 minutes of the game pacing back and forth. The STEELERS rule!!  To Read More, Click On The Recipe Title.
My party menu consisted of the Pizza I blogged about in the last post, Pulled Pork Sandwiches and Homemade Potato Rolls with baked beans and cole slaw.   Dessert was Paula’s Mocha Caramel Brownies, a moist chewy lusciously rich brownie topped with a Mocha Cream Cheese Frosting. Oh Paula these were FANTASTIC!!!

My picture isn’t nearly as good as Paula’s, so go visit her and check out her picture and the recipe!

Today I decided to make Baked Apple Donuts, the recipe calls them donuts but to me they’re muffins. Wonderful muffins that are rolled in butter and cinnamon sugar after they’re baked.

caramel brownies

Oh how I love apples and cinnamon. Grace loves cinnamon so much that she has an event that I’m going to submit these to called “Cinnamon Celebration”

You have until Friday February 13 at 12 midnight to get your entry in. Your recipe, (preferably a recipe you haven’t blogged about before), should have at least 1 tsp of cinnamon in it. Send your entry to Grace at asoutherngrace @ gmail . com using the subject “Cinnamon Celebration” by February 13, along with a picture of your creation, your name, the name of your blog, and the link to your post. Grace can we submit more than one entry?? if we can there will be more coming from me!


This recipe came from A View of America recipe site. The next time I make these I’ll add more apples (just because I love them), and replace the nutmeg with cinnamon , I’m not real fond of nutmeg and prefer cinnamon. Actually this recipe didn’t have cinnamon in the batter, I added it. I made regular sized muffins (6 ) and decided to make mini muffins( 6) as well, this is a very nice donut ….muffin recipe!

Baked Apple Donuts
A View of America


1-½ cup flour
1-¾ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon nutmeg
1/3 cup of sugar
1/3 cup shortening
1 egg, beaten
¼ cup milk
½ cup grated unpeeled apple ( I peeled my apples and chopped them small)

1/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup melted butter ( to roll muffins in)


Sift first 4 ingredients and ½ cup sugar together into bowl. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Stir in egg, milk and apple, mixing well. Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Mix 1/3 cup sugar and cinnamon in small bowl.
Remove doughnuts from pan and roll in butter, then in sugar mixture.

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