Fall Fun Week!

Sep 16, 2013
Welcome to Fall Fun Week at A Cute Angle! We are all anticipating cooler weather, the changing leaves, fall scents and flavors, and apple and pumpkin season! Our weather is just staring to change here in Western Michigan. Last week we still had days in the 80s and 90s! However, we saw a major cool down over the weekend and next week looks to have temperatures in the 60s. Fall is coming!
 
A Cute Angle is celebrating the change in season with
 
 
 
Grab your PSLs and join me every day (!) for a fall inspired post and my very first giveaway.
 
 
 
Our first day of Fall Fun Week features an easy recipe made with staple fall flavors.
 
 
 
What better way to celebrate fall than with delicious muffins that combine the wonderful texture of apples with the warm taste of pumpkin. A simple streusel topping gives them a little something extra!
 
 
Ingredients:
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar (or zero calorie sugar substitute)
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup canned pumpkin puree
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups peeled, cored, and chopped Granny Smith apples
           For topping:
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup white sugar (or zero calorie sugar substitute)
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 teaspoons butter

Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease muffin pan or use paper liners.

2. In a large bowl shift together the 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 2 cups of sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. In a separate bowl mix together oil, pumpkin puree, and eggs.

3. Add pumpkin mixture to flour mixture, stirring only to moisten. Fold in apple. Spoon into prepared muffin cups.

4. In a small bowl mix together 2 tablespoon of flour, 1/4 cup of sugar, and the 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Cut butter into mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle topping evenly over muffin batter.

5. Bake in a preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean.

6. Enjoy the flavors of fall!

 

 
Share your favorite fall recipes here or on Facebook! 
 
 
 
 
 

6 comments:

  1. Yum! I love all things pumpkin! I cant wait to try making these!

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  2. great link up idea!

    those muffins sounds awesome;i make pumpkin scones and pumpkin bread a lot oh and pumpkin tortellini.

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  3. I'm loving the fall theme!!! And those muffins looks AMAZING! :) Great post! Have a fabulous week, lady!

    xo,
    Steph
    Diary of a Debutante
    www.stephanieziajka.blogspot.com

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  4. I just got your package today, thanks so much!!! I love everything :)

    Those muffins look amazing, I bet they taste amazing too!

    Reviews Until You Drop

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  5. What is a PSL? lol and that recipe looks so yummy!! I wish I could bake! Maybe if I had a fancy, way too expensive, stand up Kitchen-Aid mixer.. then I would be more interested :)

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  6. Great idea, I can't be controlled around pumpkin flavored anything!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog on Friday. You mentioned being from PA and now live in Western Michigan...what a small world! My hubby and I are debating a move from Philadelphia to Grand Rapids :)

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