When making apple muffins, you need to use a soft apple like granny smith or fuji.
The crispy and sweet strudel on top of the muffin makes a great crunch when eating. The more apples you add, it will become more of an apple with a little batter. You can adjust to your liking.
You do not need to wait until Fall to make this apple muffin recipe, make them all year long. Freeze up extra and warm them up with a little butter. Enjoy!
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 2 or 3 medium granny smith apples
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- Strudel Mix:
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) melted butter
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Preheat the oven to 350. Use cupcake holders and place in the muffin pan, or grease it.
- Peel the apples and cut into small 1/4" size chunks. Add the lemon juice and mix. Set aside.
- In another bowl, add the whole flour, white flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and ground cinnamon. Mix thoroughly, set aside.
- In a smaller bowl (or add into the dry ingredients, but it's easier to mix when you do in seperate bowl. Add eggs, butter and vanilla and mix. Add into dry ingredients bowl. Mix thoroughly. Add apples in and stir thoroughly.
- Take the batter and fill the muffin tin up to the top. This should fill 1 tin of 12 muffins completely.
- Make the Strudel Mix by dding the brown sugar, flour and cinnamon. Mix and then add the butter. This will become a clumpy. Take a good tablespoon worth and each muffin will be covered well.
- Place into oven and bake 15-20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.