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Apple Cinnamon Muffins
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Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Sneak in one of these Apple Cinnamon Muffins into the kids or your lunch box for a delicious tea time snack.Filled with chunky apple pieces, flavored with cinnamon and topped with a crunchy oat streusel, these make a pretty good breakfast too, don't you think
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast / Snack
Servings: 12 Muffins
Calories:

Ingredients

FOR THE STREUSEL:

  • 1/3 cup / 43 g all purpose/ cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons / 25g brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons / 28g cold butter

FOR THE MUFFINS

    DRY INGREDIENTS:

    • 1 ½ cups / 180g all purpose / cake flour
    • 2 tablespoons / 18g cornflour /cornstarch
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon powdered cinnamon

    WET INGREDIENTS:

    • 1 ¼ cup buttermilk
    • 1/4 cup oil
    • 2 tablespoons maple / golden syrup
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/3 cup / 66g brown sugar
    • 1 cup / about 3 small apples peeled, cored and chopped

    TO MAKE THE GLAZE ( OPTIONAL)

    • ¼ cup powdered / icing sugar
    • 1 teaspoon maple / golden syrup
    • ¼ teaspoon boiling water

    Instructions

    TO MAKE THE STREUSEL:

    • Combine flour, oats, cinnamon and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Rub in the butter until crumbs form. Keep refrigerated while you make the muffins.

    TO MAKE THE MUFFINS:

    • Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper liners.
    • Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.
    • Whisk together all wet ingredients in a jug, mix until the sugar is dissolved.
    • Fold the wet into the dry ingredients just until combined, do not overmix .
    • Fold in the apple chunks.
    • Divide the batter between the prepared muffin cups
    • Sprinkle over with ½ to 1 teaspoon of the cold streusel.
    • Bake in a preheated oven of 350°F/180°C for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
    • Cool in the pan for 5 minutes before removing from the muffin pan and cooling on the rack completely.
    • Drizzle with glaze ( optional)

    FOR THE GLAZE ( optional )

    • Mix powdered / icing sugar with boiling water and maple or golden syrup. Mix to a slightly thick pouring consistency and just drizzle over each muffin.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg