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Apple Muffins

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword apple muffins, apple recipe, easy apple muffins, muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 15 Muffins

Ingredients

Crumb

  • 3/4 Cup AP Flour (90 g / 3 oz)
  • 1/3 Cup Brown sugar (light or dark) (70 g / 2.5 oz)
  • 1 Cup Finely chopped pecans or walnuts (120 g / 4 oz)
  • 4 TBS Unsalted butter, softened (55 g / 2 oz)
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon

Apple muffins

  • 2 small Apples peeled, cored, and cubed (1/2"-1/4") (150 g / 5 oz)
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 TBS Sugar
  • 2 Cups AP Flour (240 g / 8.5 oz)
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 Cup (-2 TBS) Light brown sugar (180 g / 6 oz)
  • 1 Cup (- 3 TBS) Unsweetened apple sauce (225 ml / 8 oz)
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable oil (100 g / 3.5 oz)

Instructions

Crumbs

  1. Place ingredients in a large bowl and use your fingers to cut the butter into the rest of the ingredients until a cohesive blend is formed.

Apple Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line 2-12 cavities muffins tins with muffins liners (total 15 liners)

  2. In a medium bowl place the cubed apple. Sprinkle the cinnamon and 1 TBS sugar and toss to evenly incorporate. Set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, place the flour, sugar, and baking powder and use a fork to blend.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the apple sauce, eggs and oil then pour it over the flour mix. Use a fork or a whisker to blend.

  5. Fold in the apples.

  6. Divide the batter between the muffins liners, each 3/4 full then sprinkle about 1 TBS of the crumbs on top.

  7. Bake for 18-22 minutes or just until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the muffins.