Dec 19, 2011

Apple Muffins with Cinnamon & Sugar Crunch Topping – Christmas Recipes

This is another recipe to be added in your Christmas baking list..A simple apple muffins which is so easy to make and delicious to eat…This muffin taste so fruity because of the apples that are added in this..You could never complain about the fruity and cinnamon aroma wafting from these muffins as you bake them..
The cool addition to these muffins are the crunch topping..It gives a lovely crispy top layer  to the muffins, but the interior is so fluffy…These muffins don’t rise too much because of the apples which we add in, so you have to fill it to the top of the muffin cases..

I hope you will try it and let me know what you think..

Recipe Source:Baking Bites


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2 cups / 240 gms
Sugar-  3/4  cup / 150 gms
Baking powder- 2 tsp
Cinnamon - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Ginger - 1/2 tsp
Oil-4  tblspn
Vanilla-1 tsp
Buttermilk-1 cup / 240 ml / 8 fluid ounces / 1/2 pint
Apple -2

For Crunch Topping:
Sugar -3 tblspn
Cinnamon -1 tsp


Preheat oven to 190 C / 375 F. Line muffin tray with 12 muffin cups.

In a mixing bowl take flour, cinnamon, ginger, salt, baking powder and mix well. set this aside for a moment.

Chop apple finely and dust it with 1 tblspn of flour and toss well. Take sugar and cinnamon given for topping in a small bowl and mix well.Set this both side for a moment.

In a large mixing bowl take egg and sugar and whisk till fluffy.

Add in oil and vanilla and mix well.

Now add in half of the flour and combine and pour in buttermilk and mix well.

Now add the remaining flour and mix well.Fold in the prepared apple mixture.

Pour into the muffin cases by filling to the top.Sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar and bake it for 15-18 mins until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean and the top springs back when lightly pressed..

Cool it in a wire rack and serve..

Take all your ingrediants..There is a spelling mistake in the picture, please add butter before the milk which i placed over there..Use Buttermilk and not milk..Please..
You will need two of this crunchy apples
take flour in a bowl
Mesure your cinnamon,baking powder and salt in a plate
add it in
and mix well
take your apples along with a peeler and a knife
peel it
quarter it and remove all seeds from inside..
I will advice you to chop it really really finely or grate it...
take it in a bowl
take some flour and toss over it
mix well so that everything is tossed with the flour...This helps the apples from sinking to the bottom..
now take a egg in a bowl

add sugar to it

add some vanilla in

and mix well
pour in some oil
and half of the flour mixture
add all buttermilk in
and mix well
add other half of the flour mixture
and mix in
now add the apples in
and mix well

Take your muffin mould and put muffin cases in it

fill it completely with the batter
now take sugar and cinnamon in a bowl
and mix well
sprinkle it on top
all baked
remove and allow to cool down
These muffins have a little crunchy top layer and fluffy interior


Chitra said...

Nice , new to me..

Poornima Nair said...

Super all the flavors!

Sushma Mallya said...

love the stepwise pics, really useful and the muffins looks so yummy

vm said...

Apple n cinnamon,my fav combo...lovely muffins...

ANU said...

yummy and healthy muffins...
SYF&HWS - Cook With SPICES" Series - CARDAMOM (Dec 5th to Jan 5th) said...

Lovely step by step picture instructions and delicious muffins.Do send them to Lets cook for christmas red/green event.

Magon said...

You've explained this recipe very good. I love it! It looks delicious! Xx

Julie said...

Yummy n healthy muffins..
You can link this to my event
Ongoing Event -Christmas Delicacy (15 Nov-31 Dec 2011)
Erivum Puliyum

Teena Mary said...

Healthy muffin and great for breakfast :)

Manju said...

love the idea of adding whole apples in the batter...must have come out great I'm sure!!


Christy Gerald said...

Wow!,wonderfully done.Perfect Bake.Real yumm and a neat step by step.Luv it

Priya said...

Super delicious cute looking muffins..

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Wish a could grab a few and pop into my tummy dear..yum yum:)

Amy said...

looks delicious!!

Pranati Nath said...

wow yummy muffins...gr8 treat for new year..:)
hey can ulink it to my ongoing event dessert for new year

Amina Khaleel said...

muffins look awesome... nice presentation... bookmarked..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Apple Muffins look so tempting and delicious. Perfect for a fulfilling breakfast.

Hamaree Rasoi

Torviewtoronto said...

muffins look flavourful
happy holidays to you and family

Suma Gandlur said...

They look moist and yummy.

Asiya @ Chocolate & Chillies said...

Love desserts with apples and cinnamon! Your muffins look great!

Sharmilee! :) said...

Looks so soft and yummy

cookingvarieties said...

hi aarthi, very pretty looking muffins, must be delicious, can i have 3 pieces..thanks and have a nice day

Kalpana Sareesh said...

so so yumm n perfectly made..

cookingvarieties said...

hi, sorry i came late, cos my mobile net problematic..cant comment.
wow, must try chicken with mayonnaise? innovative of you .. have a nice day, they look yummy...

Maayeka said...

Yummy, delicious and cute looking muffins...great ..

Chandrani said...

Yummy apple muffin..

chitraj.hegde said...

wow,,nice muffin recipe..looks gr8....must try ...good one..

Shilpakiran said...

step to step explaind .. very nice of you.. i will surely try

Gayathri Anand said...

Hi ,

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anthony stemke said...

Tasty looking muffins.
Do you think maybe adding a little baking soda to the batter would leaven it more; or perhaps it doesn't need it.
Thanks for sharing.

Vicki Bensinger said...

These sound delicious. I know they must be so moist with the apple in it. Thank you for sharing and Happy Holidays!

Archana said...

Great one. Seems you are very busy this season. Happy holidays

Vardhini said...

Inviting muffins Aarthi. Thx for linking to the event.

Event: Sinful Delights
Event: Stuffed Paratha

Madhu said...

Hi aarthi. Inspried from ur baking and grilling recipes. so, brought a convection microwave. As you are a very good web surfer, Plz suggest me some sites to purchase baking stuff like cake tins, muffin trays, muffin wraps, pastry brush, hand mixers etc for minimal prices.

Aarthi said...

@MadhuYou can buy it frm ebay, fab furnish, zansaar

Sapna Deore said...

Hi aarthi, whnever I make muffins, the top becomes wet after I take them out frm oven. Wht can I do to keep tge muffins surface crispy? Plz suggest.
Thank u.

Aarthi said...

@Sapna DeoreIt depends on each recipe.

Aarthi said...

@Sapna DeoreIt depends on each recipe.

Anonymous said...

Hi Aarthi, how to make buttermilk? Sorry, I'm not sure about it...

Aarthi said...

@Anonymousdilute little water in the curd. or check this post

Anonymous said...

Hi aarthi..I have non stick muffin molds.Is muffin cases really necessary? or we can pour the batter directly in the molds.ANd if yes Do we have to grease the molds before pouring batter?

Aarthi said...

@Anonymoussome muffins need them, because they may stick. you can spray it with oil and then pour and bake too.

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