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Amazing Apple Muffins


Super moist, super tasty, sweet and zesty. These muffins will be a hit with everyone from kiddies to OAPs!

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  • Muffins:
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups grated
  • peeled firm tart apples (such as Granny Smith)
  • Topping:
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • melted
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


servings 20
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Muffins: In a large bowl whisk together brown sugar, oil, egg and vanilla until smooth

Step 2

In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and salt

Step 3

Stir oil mixture into flour mixture alternately with buttermilk

Step 4

Fold in grated apple, mixing just until combined

Step 5

Topping: In a small bowl toss together sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon until crumbly

Step 6

Amazing Apple Muffins - Step 6

Spoon muffin batter into greased muffin cups filling 3/4 full and sprinkle topping over evenly

Step 7

Bake at 180°c (350°f) for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and tops spring back

Add some crushed almonds to the topping for an extra crunch.

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