Granny Smith apples are known as one of the best apples for baking. They hold their shape better than almost any other variety.
Prep Time: 20 Min
2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup brown sugar 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup buttermilk ½ cup unsalted butter 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup diced apple
Cook Time: 18 Min
Make the batter. Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Combine the wet ingredients in a separate bowl. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined.
Add the apple. Fold in the chopped apple until well mixed.
Transfer to pan. Divide the muffin batter between paper-lined muffin cups.
Make the streusel. Mix flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and melted butter until thick and crumbly.
Sprinkle streusel. Sprinkle the topping over the batter in each muffin cup.
Bake. Bake at 400°F for 12-15 minutes. Allow the muffins to cool then drizzle with a simple powdered sugar glaze.