Apple Pecan Muffin with Whipped Cream
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Apple Pecan Muffin

Apple Pecan Muffin is a wonderful blend of Apple Pie with a Spiced inspired muffin. It includes a wonderful twist by using Almond Flour adding a nutty undertone. Plus you can add adjust the Spices and Coconut Sugar depending upon the level of spices and sweetness preferred. When baking the muffins, a delicious aroma fills your home! It does not get much better!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert, Muffins
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Pecan Muffin
Servings: 12 Muffins
Calories: 299kcal
Author: Bernice

Equipment

Ingredients

Apple Pie Filling Ingredients

  • 5 Apples medium
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • 3 tbsp Butter melted
  • 1 to 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup Coconut Sugar

Pecan Topping Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Almond Flour
  • 1 tsp Coconut Flour
  • 3/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil melted
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/3 cup Pecans chopped

Muffin Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups Almond Flour
  • ¼ cup Coconut Flour
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp Cloves
  • ¼ tsp Ginger

Muffin Wet Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 cup Buttermilk or 2% Milk + 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 3 tbsp Butter melted
  • 2 Eggs lightly beaten

Optional

  • Whipped Cream

Instructions

Oven Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line or spray a 12 cup muffin tin.
  • Muffins bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

Apple Pie Filling Preparation

  • Peel, core and dice apples depending upon how large or small you prefer. 
  • Melt the butter in a medium size saucepan.
  • Stir in apples. Add cinnamon to coat the apples.
  • Stir in the coconut sugar and water. 
  • Cover and cook stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes or until tender.
  • Place in a medium size bow, cover and place in the refrigerator to slightly cool. 

Pecan Toppings Preparation

  • In a small bowl, mix together all ingredients except pecans.
  • Fold the chopped pecans into the mixture.

Muffin Preparation

  • In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients.
  • If using Milk and Vinegar as a substitution for Buttermilk, stir together the Milk and Vinegar letting it sit for five minutes. 
  •  In a smaller bowl, mix together the wet ingredients.
  • Blend the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients
  • Line a 12 cup muffin tin, add a little less than 1/4 cup batter to each cup.
  • Make a small well in each muffin batter.
  • Take the apple pie filling out of the refrigerator.
  • Add about 1 tablespoon of the apple pie filling into the well.  
  • Top with the Pecan topping.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until brown on top.

Notes

Calories do not include the whipped cream or any other topping that could be used such as ice cream.