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Spiced Apple Muffins

  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 20m
  • Total Time: 40m



  • 2 c Apples, diced
  • 2 c All-purpose flour (+ 2 tsp for coating apples)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt (skip if using salted butter)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg
  • 1 pinch Ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp. Allspice
  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c Milk

Streusel Topping

  • 1/4 c Brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/8 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp. Butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Thoroughly grease a 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. In a medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder, salt cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, toss diced apples and 2 tsp flour to coat apples. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, mix brown topping ingredients: brown sugar, flour, and butter until mixture forms coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, Cream/beat together softened butter and sugar until lightened in color, about 3 minutes. Beat in one egg thoroughly at a time. Mix in vanilla.
  6. Gently fold in flour mixture half at a time, alternating with half of the milk. Stir until just combined. Fold in diced apples.
  7. Scoop mixture into muffin tins, filling about 2/3 - 3/4 full. Sprinkle crumble topping over tops of mixture in muffin pan.
  8. Bake for 30 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center. Let cool in the muffin tin.