Apple Streusel Muffins

Published on 15 September 2017

Hands On: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Makes: 12 muffins

2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground nutmeg
1 egg
1 cup (250 mL) apple juice
1/3 cup (75 mL) vegetable oil
1 cup (250 mL) diced peeled apples

Streusel Topping:
1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
1/2 cup (125 mL) all-purpose flour
1/4 cup (60 mL) cold butter

Apple Streusel Muffins

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.

Streusel Topping: stir together brown sugar and flour. Add butter and crumble with fingers or mix with fork until mixture is in pea-size pieces.

Whisk together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Whisk together egg, apple juice and oil. Stir into flour mixture just until blended.

Stir in apples. Divide batter evenly among prepared cups. Sprinkle Streusel Topping over top.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and tester inserted into centre comes out clean.

To dice apples, peel and cut in half. Remove core. Place flat-side down on cutting board. Cut apple lengthwise then crosswise into dice of desired size.

2. Use red apples, such as MacIntosh or Royal Gala.