Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe

4.5 28 41
Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe
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Apple Streusel Muffins Recipe

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4.5 28 41
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These muffins remind us of coffee cake, and my husband and kids love them as a quick breakfast or snack on the run. The drizzle of glaze makes them pretty enough for company. —Dulcy Grace, Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups peeled chopped tart apples
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°. Whisk together first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, melted butter and vanilla; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened (batter will be stiff). Fold in apples.
Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. For topping, mix brown sugar, flour and cinnamon; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over batter.
Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 15-20 minutes. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool. Mix glaze ingredients; drizzle over tops. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Apple Streusel Muffins in Taste of Home February/March 2006, p29

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups peeled chopped tart apples
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter
  • GLAZE:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Whisk together first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, melted butter and vanilla; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened (batter will be stiff). Fold in apples.
  2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. For topping, mix brown sugar, flour and cinnamon; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over batter.
  3. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 15-20 minutes. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool. Mix glaze ingredients; drizzle over tops. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Apple Streusel Muffins in Taste of Home February/March 2006, p29

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Adavie01 User ID: 5962039 266021
Reviewed May. 16, 2017

"I made this recipe twice today. The recipe says it is thick, but that was an understatement, it was more like a really thick dough, so I added a little milk. It still came out very dense and mealy, more like a cornbread in my mouth. My son made it the first time, so there is a possibility he miscounted on flour, but it was still way too thick. The second time I added about 1/3 c. of sour milk in with the liquids and this time it came out very moist and fluffy, completely perfect. I also replaced the apples with frozen chopped peaches the second time and skipped the toppings since I was out of brown sugar. It was still really good. I think it makes a great basic muffin recipe. I'll definitely make this again."

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JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 261515
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2017

"Used granny smiths, and caramel extract in the glaze. More dense than my usual muffin recipes, but we all enjoyed them."

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mrs._white User ID: 7182927 254911
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2016

"A great recipe for fall! I used gala's, which are my favorite, and left them in pretty big chunks so you could be sure to get the apple in almost every bite!"

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betsyam User ID: 8131356 242586
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2016

"Great recipe! Family loves these muffins- no need for glaze- perfect as is thanks for sharing"

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kmpatch User ID: 149103 240259
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2015

"These apple muffins are dense and moist - more like pound cake than a muffin. You can really taste the butter. I added 1 tsp. cinnamon to the batter and skipped the glaze. I received many compliments on these muffins."

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Sunshinebakerpa User ID: 7360500 233199
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2015

"I have made these a number of times. They are very good."

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carol1229 User ID: 2027906 71296
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014

"These are one fantastic muffin. I added 1 tsp. ground cinnamon. 1/2 tsp. freshly ground nutmeg and 1 tsp. cinnamon extract to the muffin batter-that added a nice flavor note with the apples. I didn't glaze them because I knew I would be putting some in the freezer. They were delicious even without the glaze-so nice and tender and the streusel added the perfect crunch to the top. Thank you Dulcy for sharing this wonderful recipe."

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pamsterhamster User ID: 2978210 156555
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

"Light & full of flavor."

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efwynne User ID: 4092460 71200
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2014

"These muffins came out delicious..the whole family loved them. They're a great way to get kids to eat apples. I did add pecans to a few."

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BfamMOM User ID: 5739442 135226
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2014

"This is a family favorite. We never make the glaze. I use frozen apples if I do not have fresh."

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