Apple Streusel Muffins

Serves per muffin

Apple Streusel Muffins
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped apples
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter, sugar and eggs until smooth. Mix in vanilla.
  4. Stir in the apples and then gradually blend in the flour mixture.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin pan.
  6. In a small bowl mix brown sugar, flour and cinnamon.
  7. Cut in butter until mixture is like coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over tops of mixture in muffin pan.
  8. Bake 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.


Preheat your oven a prepared your muffin pan.

In one bowl combine your flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside

In a separate bowl add your butter, eggs and sugar.

Beat this mixture until smooth and creamy.

Mix in your vanilla.

Pour in the flour mixture.

Mix these two together until combined.

Peel and dice your apples.  Gently fold the apples into the batter.

Spoon this mixture into the muffins cups, filling till about 2/3 high.

In another bowl combine the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon.

Add your butter.

Cut the butter into the sugar mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.

Sprinkle this mixture over the top of your muffins.

Bake in your preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until set.

These can be enjoyed either warm out of the oven or the next day for breakfast.  You may also find your tempted next time you make them to double your topping mixture for more yummy goodness.


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  1. barbara says:
    i believe you are missing milk from this recipe


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