Apple Streusel Muffins with Maple Drizzle

Photo: Randy Mayor; Food Styling: Kellie Gerber Kelley; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield: Serves 12 (serving size: 1 muffin)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Hands On: 25 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 194
  • Fat: 5.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 35g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 21mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 196mg
  • Calcium: 77mg

Ingredients

  • Streusel:
  • 2 tablespoons old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons spelt flour
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Muffins:
  • 5 ounces spelt flour (about 1 cup)
  • 2.5 ounces whole-wheat pastry flour (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, diced (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon water

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. 2. To prepare streusel, combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; set aside.
  3. 3. To prepare muffins, weigh or spoon 5 ounces spelt flour and whole-wheat pastry flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
  4. 4. Combine buttermilk, 1/2 cup sugar, oil, 1 tablespoon melted butter, and egg in a bowl. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture, stirring just until combined. Fold in apple. Divide batter among 12 paper-lined muffin cups; top evenly with streusel. Bake at 400° for 16 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out with moist crumbs clinging. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan; cool completely.
  5. 5. Combine powdered sugar, syrup, and 1/2 teaspoon water in a bowl; stir until smooth. Drizzle evenly over muffins.
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