Apple Pie Muffins

            

Ingredients

for 12 portions

1 teaspoon butter, for greasing

MUFFINS

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour (310 g)

1 red apple, peeled, cored and diced

1 ½ cups brown sugar (330 g)

2 teaspoons of cinnamon

1 teaspoon of salt

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 large egg

½ cup applesauce (130 g)

½ cup plain yoghurt (120 g)

1 cup apple juice (240 ml)

TOPPING

½ cup all-purpose flour (60 g)

½ cup dark brown sugar (110 g)

4 oz unsalted butter (115 g)

¼ cup oat flakes (20 g)

1 teaspoon cinnamon

GLAZE

1 cup powdered sugar (120 g)

2 teaspoons lemon zest

2 tablespoons lemon juice

 

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin with butter.

Prepare the muffin dough: In a large bowl, mix the flour, apple, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, vanilla, egg, applesauce, plain yogurt and apple juice. Whisk until well blended.

Prepare the filling: In a medium bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, butter, oats and cinnamon. Stir with a fork until mixture is crumbly.

Divide muffin batter among muffin cups. Cover each muffin with a tablespoon of the crumbled filling.

Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the muffin comes out clean.

Make the frosting: In a medium bowl, combine the powdered sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice. Whisk until smooth.

Pour lemon frosting over top of muffins.

Enjoy!

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