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Peach-Pecan Muffins

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns
Total time 45 mins
Yield Makes 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • PECAN STREUSEL
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • MUFFINS
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup frozen sliced peaches, thawed and diced
  • 12 paper baking cups
  • Vegetable cooking spray

How to Make It

  1. Prepare Streusel: Stir together pecans and next 4 ingredients until crumbly.

  2. Prepare Muffins: Preheat oven to 400º. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Stir together butter, milk, and egg; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Gently stir in peaches.

  3. Place paper baking cups in 1 (12-cup) muffin pan, and coat with cooking spray; spoon batter into cups, filling two-thirds full. Sprinkle with Pecan Streusel.

  4. Bake at 400º for 20 to 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack 10 minutes; remove from pan, and serve warm or at room temperature.