Apple Crumb Muffins

by Shoshana on October 12, 2014 · 5 comments

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This time of year I find myself wanting to bake things that will fill my house with warm spicy smell of cinnamon and other fall spices. In spite of the fact that the weather is supposed to be in the 90′s this week, in my kitchen, at least, it feels like fall. Most of the baking I have been doing lately has been for all our holiday meals, but I decided to make these muffins “just because” and that made them an even more wonderful treat.

These apple crumb muffins are my favorite new fall indulgence. Sweet, moist with apple chunks, and topped with a crunchy cinnamon streusel, these feel like the kind of muffins you would find for sale at the farmstand in apple orchard, right next to the cider doughnuts. I have to admit that in my book it is a bit of a stretch to call these muffins, they really are mini cakes, sweet enough for dessert. They aren’t the wholesome whole grain muffins you pack in your kids lunch, but the special treat muffins that make your afternoon snack feel something decadent.

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