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9/29/10

Fall is Here!

So Autumn is my absolute favorite season! The wether is perfect, there are wonderful smells of pumpkin and cinnamon floating around, I get to start pulling out my scarves and boots, & I LOOOOVE to bake! So I thought I'd start off the season by sharing this amazing recipe I found last night, and had to make right away of course! and oh man, did they turn out YUMMY! I hope you all will try it and let me know how they turn out! 

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

muffins:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups peeled, cored and chopped apple
streusel:
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 teaspoons butter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease 18 muffin cups or use paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 2 cups sugar, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, mix together eggs, pumpkin and oil. Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture; stirring just to moisten. Fold in apples. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together 2 tablespoons flour, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle topping evenly over muffin batter.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean.

6 comments:

  1. I will definitely have to try these. Sounds yummy!

    ♥ SailorWifey

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  2. These look so good! I am ALWAYS looking for new pumpkin recipes to try - these are next on my list!!!

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  3. Oh yum, I've been trying to decide what to make with my can of pumpkin... now I know! Thanks!

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  4. Yummy! I cannot wait and I can use my apples from the apple picking!

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  5. Next commissary trip, I am getting all the fixins and its gonna be on like donkey kong!

    Thanks for putting up the recipe! They look amazing!!

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