Apple muffins

Prep 15 min
Total 35 min
Makes 12 muffins



3 tbsp
packed brown sugar
2 tbsp
all-purpose flour
2 tsp
unsalted butter, melted


3/4 cup
all-purpose flour
3/4 cup
whole wheat flour
1/2 cup
packed brown sugar
1/4 cup
granulated sugar
2 tsp
3/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
3/4 cup
1/3 cup
unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp
2 cups
diced peeled Granny Smith apples, (2 small apples)


  • PREHEAT oven to 400F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners.
  • STREUSEL: Mix sugar, flour and salt in a small bowl. Add butter and blend with fingertips until sandy and crumbly. Set aside.
  • MUFFINS: Whisk flours, sugars, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk egg in a medium bowl, then whisk in buttermilk, butter and vanilla. Stir into flour mixture, just until combined. Fold in apples. Divide among prepared cups, then sprinkle with streusel.
  • BAKE until golden and a cake tester inserted in centre of a muffin comes out with a few crumbs, 15 min. Let cool in pan for 5 min. Remove muffins to a rack to cool completely.


Calories 201
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrates 32 g
Fat 7 g
Fibre 1 g
Sodium 223 mg

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Issue: February 2018

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Photo credit: Photo, Roberto Caruso.

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