Enjoy these homemade applesauce and cinnamon muffins fresh from the oven or reheated the next morning. They're moist, fluffy, and topped with sweet crumbles of walnut streusel.
- 1½ Tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1½ Tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 Tablespoon Challenge Butter
- 2 Tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1¼ teaspoons baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 6 Tablespoons Challenge Butter
- ¾ cup sugar
- ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
- ½ cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup applesauce
1Combine flour, sugar, and cinnamon in a small bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles a coarse meal.
2Stir in nuts and set mixture aside.
1Preheat oven to 375°F.
2Lightly butter a 12-cup muffin pan or line with muffin cups.
3Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and set aside.
4Cream butter, sugar and cinnamon until light and fluffy.
5Add eggs beating well after each addition. (If mixture begins to curdle, blend in a tablespoon of the flour mixture.) Stir in milk and applesauce.
6Fold in flour mixture until dry ingredients are combined and moistened. (Use low speed on the mixer or fold in by hand.) Do not over mix.
7Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
8Sprinkle topping evenly over batter.
9Bake 20 - 25 minutes or until lightly browned.