.2 cups chopped Apples, any kind
.1 tbsp fresh Lemon juice
.2 cups All purpose flour
.2 tsp. Baking powder
.½ cup Light brown sugar substitutes
.1 cup Pecan chopped and divided
.2/3 cup low fat Milk
.1 stick of Butter room temperature
.1 large Egg
.1 tsp Cinnamon
.½ tsp grated Nutmeg
.¼ tsp Salt
.1 tsp Vanilla
Preheat oven 375
Peel and chop the apples to small bite sizes, add lemon juice and set aside.
Line a muffin pan with baking paper and set aside.
In a stand mixer bowl beat brown sugar and butter until it is soft, add egg, vanilla and mix well for about a minute.
Sift flour; add salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, chopped apples and half the chopped pecans.
On a low speed add the flour mixture and alternate with the milk starting and ending with the flour, making sure not to over mix.
With ice cream scope, adds the batter to the lined muffin pan, sprinkle the top with the remaining chopped pecans.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
It makes 12 cupcakes.