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Apple Streusel Muffins/Bread Recipe

When these muffins are baking, the aroma is irresistible! I make them often when apples are in season.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup shredded peeled tart apples
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. In large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, milk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apples. In another small bowl, combine topping ingredients; set aside 3 tablespoons topping.
  • 2. Spoon half of the batter into 12 greased muffin cups. Sprinkle with the remaining topping. Cover with enough batter to fill muffin cups two-thirds full. Sprinkle with reserved topping.
  • 3. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 12 muffins or 1 loaf.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 1 bread, 1 fruit, 1-1/2 fat; also 193 calories, 149 mg sodium, 28 mg cholesterol, 25 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 8 gm fat.