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Apple Streusel Muffins

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Batter)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
  Tart apple 1 Medium, pared, quartered, cored, and diced to make 1 cup
  Grated lemon rind 2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon (For Topping)
Directions

MAKING
1 In a large bowl, sift flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt.Cut in butter or margarine with a pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly. Measure out 1/2 cup for topping and set aside. Stir apple and 1 teaspoon of lemon rind into the mixture in the bowl.
2 In a small bowl, beat the egg well and stir in milk.Add all at once to the apple mixture; stir lightly until evenly moist. Spoon into 12 greased large muffin-pan cups.
3 Blend the reserved crumb mixture with remaining1 teaspoon grated lemon rind, walnuts, and 2 tablespoons sugar. Sprinkle over the batter in each cup.
4 Bake in a hot oven at 425 degrees farenheit for 20 minutes, or until golden and the top springs back when lightly pressed with fingertip. Remove from the cups to a wire rack.

SERVING
5 Serve warm with butter or margarine and jelly (optional)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Apple
Servings: 
6

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