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Apple Muffins



  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups cored, diced and peeled Gala apples , (about 2 small apples)


  • POSITION rack in centre of oven and preheat to 375F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners.
  • STREUSEL: Mix sugar, flour and salt in a small bowl. Add butter and blend with fingertips until crumbly. Set aside.
  • MUFFINS: Whisk flours, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Whisk egg in a medium bowl, then whisk in buttermilk, oil and vanilla. Stir into flour mixture, just until combined. Fold in apples. Divide among prepared cups, then sprinkle with streusel.
  • BAKE until golden and a cake tester inserted in centre of muffin comes out with a few crumbs, 18 to 20 min. Let cool in pan for 5 min. Remove muffins to a rack and let cool completely.

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