Peach Muffins with Crumb Topping


Peach Muffins with Crumb Topping

Makes 12 Muffins

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled to room temperature

1/4 cup milk, room temperature

1 egg, room temperature

2 medium peaches peeled,pitted and cubed ( a heaping cup full) can use, frozen drained well or canned peaches

1 teaspoon lemon juice

Topping:

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1/3 cup light brown sugar,packed

1/4 cup all purpose flour

1 Teaspoon cinnamon

2 Tablespoons melted butter

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Grease the cups of a 12 cup muffin tin or use paper liners.

Topping - Combine topping ingredients until mixture is crumbly, set aside.

Muffin Batter Directions:

1.  In a large bowl combine the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder ,cinnamon and salt, stir with a fork to combine.

2.  In a medium size bowl add the melted butter, milk and egg. Whisk to thoroughly combine.

3.  Place the peeled,pitted and cubed peaches in a medium size bowl, toss with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.  Set aside.

4.  Add the milk/egg mixture to the flour mixture and fold together till moist.  Add the peaches to the batter and fold till just incorporated.

5.  Fill the muffin tins or paper liners 3/4 full, sprinkle batter with topping.  Bake at 400 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes, testing with a toothpick for doneness.  Let cool slightly and remove from muffin tins.

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