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    Apple Streusel Muffins

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    35 mins

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    Sharon123's Note:

    These muffins are great grabbed straight out of the oven, warm with vanilla ice cream or with a steaming cup of coffee for breakfast. The addition of sour cream makes these muffins super moist, with a awesome rich flavor. This recipe makes two dozen muffins, which is a great because you can share with friends! Use your favorite apples, this recipe used Northern Spy. Honey Crisp are one of my favorite apples, along with Gala and Fuji. A tart apple would do well here too. Adapted from Celebrating Simplicity with Chef Stacy de Hass.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400*F.
    2. 2
    3. 3
      For Muffins:
    4. 4
      Combine all dry ingredients in large bowl. In a separate bowl blend all wet ingredients well. Mix wet ingredients into flour mixture, then add diced apples.
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      For Topping:
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      With your hands blend sugar, flour, cinnamon(and nutmeg if using) and softened butter until mixture reaches a crumb-like texture.
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      Grease muffin tin well(may use cooking spray or butter or margarine) and fill each section ¾ full with muffin batter. Top generously with streusel topping.
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      Bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes.
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      To test: gently press the top of a few muffins with your index finger, if the top gives and then springs back the muffins are done. Enjoy!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 08, 2010


      These are delicious. At Sharon's suggestion, I used half whole wheat, half ap flour. I also used half tart,half sweet apples. I have to say though that I ended up with HUGE muffins--I don't know whether I was generous in my measuring or whether this just does result in a lot of dough--but I'm not complaining--they're delicious. Thanks, Sharon!

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    • on February 17, 2010


      DEFINITELY WONDERFUL MUFFINS, these! I did use the low fat sour cream & the half-and-half, & the apples were Fuji, all of which came together very nicely! Another time I'd like to try this with tart apples, probably Pipins! The 12 muffins I made lasted the 2 of us no time at all & were gone within a day! Thanks for this great recipe keeper! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]

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    • on January 25, 2010


      Superdy-Duper!! Wow these are terrific muffins! Ultra-moist, full of wonderful flavors with a great topping that stayed on the top! The only slight tweak was to add a bit more cinnamon to the muffin batter itself as I love cinnamon and also used the half & half instead of heavy cream to cut down a bit on calories/fat. I also used as you stated low-fat sour cream. I received 15 muffins out of this recipe and I'm not complaining about the extra 3 muffins at all. Great with a cup of coffee and worked wonderfully being warmed up in the microwave the next day too. Another terrific winning recipe from you Sharon! Made for Newest Zaar Tag Game

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    Nutritional Facts for Apple Streusel Muffins

    Serving Size: 1 (209 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 621.0
    Calories from Fat 261
    Total Fat 29.0 g
    Saturated Fat 17.4 g
    Cholesterol 145.0 mg
    Sodium 508.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 83.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    Sugars 45.2 g
    Protein 8.6 g

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