Monday, October 4, 2010

Apple Pie Muffins

In looking for recipes for apples, I saw a few for Apple Pie Muffins. This recipe is adapted from what I found. I made my own apple pie fill instead of using apple pie filling. The muffins are really good.

Apple Pie Muffins


Pie filling:

2 apples peeled, sliced into chunks
2tbsp. butter
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
2 tbsp. brown sugar

Muffin Batter:

1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
2 cups unbleached flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

Streusel Topping:

1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup oatmeal
1/4 cup chopped pecans, or nut of your choice
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
2 tbsp. chilled butter, cut into small pieces


Preheat oven 350ยบ.

Pie filling: In a small fry pan add butter and heat to melt. Add apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg. Cook until mixture is softened. Let cool.

Muffin batter: In mixer bowl add butter and sugar, combine until sugar is dissolved.
Add vanilla and eggs, beat until combined.
In small bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt, whisk together.
Add about 1/2 flour to batter, then remove bowl and add remaining flour and mix until just combined.
Add Apple filling you have prepared or canned filling.
Mix until apple filling is mixed through.

Streusel Topping:

In small bowl combine flour, brown sugar, oatmeal, pecans and cinnamon.
Add cut up butter to flour mixture and rub butter through mixture until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Place topping on to top of muffin batter.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
Cool on wire rack.
Makes 12 muffins.


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