Monday, October 26, 2015

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins #MuffinMonday

It is the last Monday of the month.  That means it is Muffin Monday, hosted by Stacy of Food Lust People Love.  Each month a group of us get together and share our Muffin recipes.  Muffins are a great, portable, compact food.  Perfect for grabbing on the way out the door to school or work, for putting into the lunchbox or for a delicious and healthy snack for the kids when they come home from school ravenous.

Today I am serving up muffins chock full of Fall Flavors because Fall is my favorite time of year and I'm enjoying it as long as I can.

I served these up to the students in one of Frank's classes with coffee in the morning.  They were a huge hit.  Moist, tender and tasting of Fall.

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins
adapted from Nestle

1 1/4 c. flour
1 c. sugar
1 1/2 t. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 t. baking soda
pinch of salt
2/3 c. pumpkin puree
1 egg
2 T. coconut oil
1 lg apple, peeled, cored and diced small


2 T. sugar
1 T. flour
1/4 t. ground cinnamon
1 T. butter

Combine flour, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, soda and salt in a large bowl.  Combine pumpkin puree, egg and coconut oil (warmed to liquid) in a small bowl, mix well.  Add the pumpkin mixture to the flour mixture and stir just until moistened.  Fold in the apples.  Divide into a 12 cup muffin tin lined with baking cups or treated with baking spray. Sprinkle with streusel crumbs.  Bake in a preheated 350* oven for 20 - 25 minutes.

For Streusel: Place all ingredients in a small bowl and cut in butter using a fork until crumbly.  Print Recipe

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  1. Pumpkin and apple is a great fall combination, Wendy! I'll bet Frank is the most popular teacher around, if you regularly send in muffins like these.

    1. I hope so Stacy, I usually have something for them with coffee in the morning and then provide lunch as well.

  2. Pumpkin and apple are a great combo! Anything with streusel topping is awesome in my book too.

  3. I simply love pumpkin muffins. I bought pumpkin bagels at the store yesterday. This post reminded me of them. I am off for a bagel with cream cheese!!

    1. It was wonderful! And the smell from the toaster was to die for!!

  4. Perfect recipe for using up leftover pumpkin puree! Perfect recipe for fall. Love that you called them portable =)

  5. Wendy,
    What lucky students Frank's got. I have been a baking fiend lately (I weighed out 3 pounds of flour into recipes on Saturday alone) and it is so wonderful to be able to farm out my experiments to willing eaters!

    1. Yes it is, otherwise we end up eating way more than we should Kirsten.

  6. Those lucky lucky students! I'm sure this was the best part of their day.

  7. I am loving all these autumnal muffins! Life conspired against me this time, but this is what I really want!

    1. Life will calm down eventually Laura even though it doesn't always seem like it.


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