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Recipe: Maple Pecan Morning Muffins

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We love these Maple Pecan Morning Muffins recipe that are quick and easy to bake up. They are a just right breakfast that you will crave as an afternoon snack too!

We love these Maple Pecan Morning Muffins recipe that are quick and easy to bake up. They are a just right breakfast that you will crave as an afternoon snack too! MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins
 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
 2 tsp baking powder
 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
 3/4 cup whole milk
 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
 1/4 cup 2% Greek yogurt
 1 large egg
 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
streusel topping
 3 tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour
 3 tbsp light brown sugar
 2 tbsp finely chopped pecans
 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
 2 tbsp cold butter
1

Preheat oven to 400˚ with the rack in the middle. Prepare a standard muffin pan with liners.

2

In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

3

In another large bowl, whisk together the milk, butter, maple syrup, yogurt, egg and vanilla.

4

Stir the wet ingredients into the dry until just combined.

5

In a bowl combine the streusel topping ingredients until crumbly.

6

Fill the muffin cups 3/4 full. Top each muffin cup with some streusel.

7

Bake for 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out virtually crumb free.

8

Cool for 5 minutes, then remove muffins from the pan and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Ingredients

 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
 2 tsp baking powder
 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
 3/4 cup whole milk
 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
 1/4 cup 2% Greek yogurt
 1 large egg
 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
streusel topping
 3 tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour
 3 tbsp light brown sugar
 2 tbsp finely chopped pecans
 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
 2 tbsp cold butter

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400˚ with the rack in the middle. Prepare a standard muffin pan with liners.

2

In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

3

In another large bowl, whisk together the milk, butter, maple syrup, yogurt, egg and vanilla.

4

Stir the wet ingredients into the dry until just combined.

5

In a bowl combine the streusel topping ingredients until crumbly.

6

Fill the muffin cups 3/4 full. Top each muffin cup with some streusel.

7

Bake for 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out virtually crumb free.

8

Cool for 5 minutes, then remove muffins from the pan and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe: Maple Pecan Morning Muffins

~ Marla Meridith

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