Applesauce Streusel Muffins Recipe

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Applesauce Streusel Muffins Recipe

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One day when I didn't have apples for my favorite dessert recipe, I used applesauce instead. I also put the batter in muffin cups so the men working cattle at our place could easily eat these treats in the field. —Beverly Medalen, Willow City, North Dakota
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • FILLING:
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon butter, softened

Directions

In a bowl, combine cake mix, flour, eggs, water and oil. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Fill paper-lined muffin cups one-third full. Combine the filling ingredients; place 2 tablespoonfuls in the center of each muffin cup. Top with remaining batter. Combine the topping ingredients until crumbly; sprinkle over batter.
Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Apple Streusel Muffins in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p52

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 162 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 145mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • FILLING:
  • 3/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • STREUSEL TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon butter, softened
  1. In a bowl, combine cake mix, flour, eggs, water and oil. Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on medium for 2 minutes. Fill paper-lined muffin cups one-third full. Combine the filling ingredients; place 2 tablespoonfuls in the center of each muffin cup. Top with remaining batter. Combine the topping ingredients until crumbly; sprinkle over batter.
  2. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Apple Streusel Muffins in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p52

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v_flynner User ID: 7397433 52098
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2013

"I used a "spice" cake mix instead of yellow cake mix and they turned out great! Also used brown sugar in the streusel on top. My kids loved them!"

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root4skins User ID: 4952257 53585
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2012

"very easy and taste great"

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