Tested till perfect Streusel Apple Raisin Muffins
Streusel Apple Raisin Muffins
Photography by Matthew Kimura

Streusel Apple Raisin Muffins

With moist, spicy muffins like these, students are not tempted by doughnuts.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 23 ratings.
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  • Portion size 20


  • 2 cups 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp 2tspbaking soda
  • 2 tsp 2tspbaking powder
  • 1-1/2 tsp 1-1/2tspcinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1 cup 1cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1 cup 1cupunsweetened apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupgranulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupvegetable oil
  • 2 2eggeggs
  • 2 tsp 2tspvanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsdiced cored peeled applesapples
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupraisinraisins


  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuppacked brown sugar
  • 4 tsp 4tspall-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp 1tspcinnamon
  • 2 tsp 2tspvegetable oil
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Topping: In bowl, combine sugar, flour and cinnamon; stir in oil until moistened.

In large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and salt. In separate bowl, whisk together brown sugar, applesauce, granulated sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla; pour over flour mixture. Sprinkle with apples and raisins; stir just until combined.

Spoon into greased or paper-lined muffin cups; sprinkle with topping. Bake in centre of 375°F (190°C) oven until tops are firm to the touch, about 20 minutes. Let cool in pans on rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; let cool completely on rack. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 24 hours. Or wrap individually and freeze in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional Information Per muffin: about

cal 202 pro 2g total fat 7g sat. fat 1g
carb 35g fibre 1g chol 19mg sodium 213mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 9 vit A 1 vit C 2
folate 9
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