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Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping

Hi Everyone,

This Sunday I was in the mood for muffins.  I just love a nice soft muffin to go with my morning cup of coffee.  I have a 5 pound bag of Granny Smith apples that I needed to use up.  I love to eat apples, plain but this past week I chipped my crown.  My dentist said no hard foods until I get the crown replaced.  Figures, that happened the day after I bought my apples.  I couldn’t let good apples go to waste so I am using them in recipes and the first apple recipe is my Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping.  Yum!

These muffins are light, moist and have a delicious apple flavor. I shredded my apple for this recipe so I didn’t have the chunks of apple, but if you like chunks of apples instead, you can certainly chop them up. For the topping I used a simple streusel topping which is made with sugar, flour and canola oil. It taste just like the topping of a Starbucks Blueberry Muffin. You will just love the topping.

The recipe is super easy to make. It’s basic ingredients such as butter, flour and eggs. The key to a good muffin is not over mixing the batter. I tend to do that sometimes. That is why I mixed my apples in just before adding the flour mixture. I just baked theses for 20 minutes and they were done. I think I am in love with my new muffin recipe.

Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping
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A simple, moist muffin chock full of shredded apples and topped with a sugar and flour struesel.
Recipe type: Muffins
Cuisine: American
Serves: 14
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 cups apple, shredded or chopped small
  • Streusel Topping:
  • 4 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 2 tsp. canola or vegetable oil
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line a standard muffin tin with muffin liners or spray with cooking spray; set aside.
  3. In a small bowl; make the streusel topping. Add sugar, flour and canola oil. Mix until incorporated; set aside.
  4. In a bowl, add flour, baking powder and salt; mix until combined.
  5. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla, milk and cinnamon; mix until combined. Add apples and flour mixture. Mix until just incorporated.
  6. Evenly divide batter between each prepared muffin tin. Evenly divide streusel topping on top of batter.
  7. Bake in oven for 20 to 25 minutes until center comes out clean on a toothpick.
  8. Let cool for 5 minutes in tin, then place on a baking rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 muffin Calories: 189 Fat: 7 Carbohydrates: 27 Sugar: 12 Sodium: 151 Fiber: 1 Protein: 3.2 Cholesterol: 45

Well my computer is my its last legs.  Time to back it up and upload everything to my semi-new computer.  Don’t you just hate technical stuff?  I plan on updating my blog too.  I want to find away to make my photos bigger for you to view.  I just get afraid I’ll lost my stuff.  Sigh…

Have a great week.



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