Sunday, January 2, 2011

Apple Strudel Muffins

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
1 cup white sugar
1/2 brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
2 eggs
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups chopped apples -
(add more apple is you wish, shred half and chop half)

1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2  teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoon butter

375 degrees F Oven

Grease a 12 cup muffin pan.

In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.

In a large bowl, beat together butter, sugar and eggs until smooth. Mix in vanilla. Stir in apples, and gradually blend in the flour mixture. Spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin pan.

In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, flour and cinnamon and nuts. Cut in butter until mixture is like coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over tops of mixture in muffin pan.

Bake 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Allow to sit 5 minutes before removing muffins from pan. Cool on a wire rack.