Apple Sour Cream Muffins **


2 cups flour, sifted
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons oil (or melted shortening)
1 medium apple, peeled and diced
1 teaspoon nutmeg
2 tablespoons sugar

1.  Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and 3 tablespoons sugar.

2.Combine egg, sour cream, and oil in bowl and pour into dry ingredients all at once.

3.  Stir partially, then add apples which have been peeled, diced, and sprinkled with nutmeg and 2 tablespoons sugar.

4.  Stir until all dry ingredients are moist but still lumpy, about 17-25 strokes.

5.  Spoon batter into greased muffin tins, filling tins only 2/3 full.

6.  Bake at 425° for 20-28 minutes.