Fresh Apple Cinnamon Muffins

These easy muffins use just one apple. 

I keep chopped pecans in the freezer. 

So I can make these homemade muffins

in under 30 minutes. 

I love the cinnamon pecan crunch on top.

A perfet little coffee cake muffin with 

your morning coffee for breakfast 

or a treat for afternoon tea.

They smell amazing.

I prep the topping ingredients first, 

then whisk together the dry ingredients

 and then use the same whisk and whisk 

together the wet ingredients.

Larry is chopping the apple while I 

mix he other ingredients. 

Three bowls ready to go. Add the 

chopped apple to the wet ingredients. 

Just add the wet ingredients 

to the flour mixture 

and stir until just moistened. 

Do not overmix. 

Spoon into greased muffin tin. 

I get 12 muffins, sometimes only 10. 

Sprinkle on the topping mixture and bake

in preheated 375º oven for 15 minutes.

Check the center with a toothpick, 

if it comes out clean they are done. Remove

to a platter or cute muffin basket. 

Enjoy warm!

Fresh Apple Cinnamon Muffins
Dry Ingredients:
1-1/2 C flour
1/3 C sugar
2 t baking powder
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 t salt (1/4 t if using salted butter)
Combine in a large bowl

Wet Ingredients:
1 egg
1/2 C milk 
1 C finely chopped apple (1 apple)
1/2 stick butter, melted
In another bowl, beat the egg with milk, then stir
in the apple and melted butter.

Topping:
1/3 C finely chopped nuts, pecans
1/4 C packed brown sugar
1/2 t cinnamon
Combine in a small bowl.

Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir just until
moistened, Spoon batter into a greased muffin tin about 2/3 full.
Sprinkle topping mixture over muffins.
Bake @375º for 15 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
Remove from pan and serve warm.

Enjoy!

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