8 tablespoons butter
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups applesauce
1/3 cup raisins
Preheat oven to 375°F. Arrange flat sided baking cups on a sheet pan.
In a microwave safe bowl, melt butter on high for 45-60 seconds. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
In another large bowl, whisk together eggs and brown sugar until well combined. Add applesauce and melted butter and whisk until smooth.
Pour apple mixture over flour mixture. Add raisins and stir ingredients with a spatula until flour is just incorporated. Do not over mix.
Fill baking cups 2/3 full. Bake for 20 minutes, or until muffins are light golden brown.