Apple Streusel Muffins (Tdn) Recipe
4 tbsp finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp mace
2 tbsp chilled butter
1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup milk
4 tbsp melted butter
1/2 cup chopped apple
Grease 12-muffin cups or line with paper.
For topping, combine all ingredients and rub together with fingertips
until completely blended. Set aside.
For muffin mix, combine dry ingredients in a bowl or on wax paper and
stir to combine. Beat eggs in a medium bowl. Beat in milk and
butter. Add dry ingredients and give 10 or so vigorous strokes. Add
apple pieces and stir a few more times.
Put a spoonful of batter into each muffin cup, divide half the topping
among the muffins, spoon on remaining batter, then sprinkle with
remaining topping. Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes or until
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