Whole Wheat Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping

Whole Wheat Apple Muffins with Streusel Topping


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This is a very versatile recipe that is delicious with apples or anything else you want to throw in. Feel free to experiment with ingredients - it's pretty hard to mess up the basic recipe. Plus, the streusel topping makes everything taste yummy!

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8 servings


  • 1 C. Ceresota Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 C. Ceresota Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1Tbs. cinnamon
  • 1/2 C. margarine, softened
  • 1/2 C. granulated sugar
  • 1/4 C. brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg (slightly beaten)
  • 1 C. sour cream (non-fat works fine)
  • 2 apples (Jonathon or Granny Smith) peeled, cored and chopped
  • Streusel Topping:
  • 3 Tbs. Ceresota Unbleached Flour
  • 3 Tbs. brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 tsp. margarine, softened
  • 1/8 C. chopped pecans

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Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare muffin tin: Grease and flour - or, use pan cooking spray - or, use muffin/cupcake papers. Mix together both flours, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon and set aside. In a separate bowl, cream margarine, then add granulated sugar and brown sugar. Beat until light and fluffy. Add egg and mix well. Add sour cream mixing lightly. Fold in dry ingredients. Stir in apple chunks by hand. Divide batter evenly into prepared muffin cups.

Make Streusel topping in small bowl. Mix flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbles. Add chopped pecans. Sprinkle evenly over each muffin. Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of muffin comes out clean. Slightly cool muffins in tin, then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely. 

Reviews (1)

  • These are so fab, easier than it sounds, and delicious to boot. We don't get that brand name of flour out here, so I used the white & whole wheat flour I already own, and it came out perfectly! My guy, and 3 of my neighbors loved it as well! Enjoy and have a good one! RSB in Tucson, AZ

    Flag as inappropriate Rebecca007  |  September 17, 2008

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