Honey Apple Butter-Pecan Muffins

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Honey Apple Butter-Pecan Muffins

*makes 1 1/2 dozen

the pecan streusel
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
3 Tbsp ap flour
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp melted butter
preheat the oven to 375 degrees
toss together all of the ingredients in a small bowl
set aside
*the mixture should look well combined & crumbly

the muffin batter
4 cups ap flour
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp table salt
1 cup Kyvan Honey Apple Butter
1 cup whole milk
2 eggs
1/3 cup melted butter
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
Butter * Honey Apple Butter

one

crumble the brown sugar over the flour & combine well using your hands in a large bowl
break the lumps w/ your fingers until the mixture is well combined
whisk in the baking soda & salt

two

stir together the apple butter, milk, eggs, melted butter & the lemon juice in a medium bowl
create a well in the center of the dry ingredients
combine the milk mixture w/ the flour mixture
gently stir together the ingredients using a folding motion w/ a rubber spatula
do not over mix
however be certain any loose flour is combined well
lumps in the batter are perfectly acceptable

three
portion the batter between 18 lightly greased non-stick muffin cups
divide the streusel between the tops & gently press into the batter to adhere
{the cups will be full}
bake both pans on the center rack for 17 to 19 minutes or until a wooden pick tests clean
do not over bake
cool on a wire rack a few minutes
gently remove the muffins from the tin using a paring knife
serve warm w/ softened butter & additional Honey Apple Butter

the leftovers
place any leftovers in a plastic zip-top bag & store in the freezer
to reheat
, thaw in the microwave

-Rebecca

Honey Apple Butter-Pecan Muffins, 3.8 out of 5 based on 5 ratings

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