Cinnamon Streusel Apple Cider Muffins

Cheryl Croce Culver

By
@Cheriluv

These are yummy and easy to make and they look so tasty, mix some up for breakfast or snacks. Enjoy Good Food!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 jumbo or 12 regular muffins
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
The streusel topping is what turns this from a good apple muffin recipe to a great apple muffin. The muffin itself is moist with a very mild flavor from the apples. But that streusel... oh my. Full of cinnamon, it bakes to a nice sugary crunch and really complements the apple flavors in the muffin. Just delicious!

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/3 c
sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 large
egg
1 small
apple, diced
3/4 c
apple cider or apple juice
1/4 c
cooking oil

STREUSEL:

1/3 c
packed brown sugar
3 Tbsp
flour
2 tsp
cinnamon
3 Tbsp
cold butter

Step-By-Step

1How to Make it: Preheat your oven to 350°

FOR STREUSEL: Stir brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon in small bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender. Set aside.
2FOR MUFFINS: Lightly oil twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups or line with paper baking cups; or 6 Jumbo Muffin Cups set aside.
3In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in the center.
4In a small mixing bowl combine egg, apple,apple cider, and oil.
5Add all at once to flour mixture.
6Stir just till moistened. (The batter should be lumpy.)
7Spoon about 1 tablespoon of the batter into each prepared muffin cup.
8Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of the brown sugar mixture over each.
9Fill with remaining batter. Sprinkle tops of muffins with remaining streusel.
10Bake in a preheated 350° F oven until golden brown, about 20-25 minutes.
11Remove muffins from pans; cool slightly on racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Collections: Fall Food, A is for Apple
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy