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Apple Cinnamon Streusel Muffins

In this apple muffin recipe, the streusel topping is nicely seasoned with cinnamon and sugar. Pieces of tender fruit appear in every bite of these pretty apple muffins. —Michele Olsen, Wessington Springs, South Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    16 muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients. In another bowl, beat the eggs, sour cream and butter. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apples. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
  • For topping, combine sugar, flour and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle a rounded teaspoonful over each muffin.
  • Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 206 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 247mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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