Cinnamon Apple Muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus 1 tbsp for coating apples 
  • 2 apples, peeled and diced
  •  tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon, plus a pinch for coating apples 
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 stick butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon

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Directions

Preheat oven to 375F.
Line muffin/cupcake tin with liners. 
Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, coat diced apples with flour and cinnamon. Set aside.
Cream butter and sugar with mixer. Add eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla.
Add in flour mixture, a 1/4 cup at a time, alternating with milk, until fully incorporated.
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Fold in diced apples.  
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Scoop mixture into lined muffin/cupcake tins.  Each liner can be filled up to 3/4 full.
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Bakfor about 25 -30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out dry.
Allow muffins to cool from the oven once done.
TOPPING:  Melt butter.  Mix together sugar and cinnamon.  Set aside.
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Brush each muffin with butter then coat with the cinnamon sugar mixture.
Done!
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