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I love cinnamon streusel muffins, but have never made any of scratch. I went looking for a recipe a couple weekends ago and when I found this one, I couldn't wait to try it since I had some apples that needed to be used. I found this recipe on Tasty Kitchen. I felt this recipe was a success and I'll be making it again.
With a fork combine topping ingredients together until crumbly.
In another bowl, mix together dry batter ingredients, then beat in the wet ingredients. Fold in apples.
Place batter in greased or lined muffin tins, sprinkle with topping. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes.
Makes 12 muffins
I did make some changes to the above recipe. I felt the batter was too thick, so I added some applesauce to add more liquid to it. This did thin it out a bit and I ended up making 14 cupcakes instead of 12. I didn't measure how much applesauce I added, I just sort of dumped some in.
I also added more cinnamon than what it calls for, but didn't measure the extra. I love cinnamon so I wasn't worried about having too much.
I used wheat flour instead of normal white flour. Since this is the first time I made this recipe I can't tell you if it changed the taste at all, but I know I didn't notice it tasting different or the texture being different.
One change I will make the next time I make them, instead of using any cooking oil, I'll substitute applesauce. This makes it healthier.