Muffins: Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

posted by Linda in MO 10-30-102 8:44 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping
Recipe By :Midwest Living, Oct. '02
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Breakfast , Muffin/Quick Bread

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup old-fashioned oats
2 t. baking powder
1 1/2 t. finely shredded orange zest
1 1/2 t. ground cinnamon
1/4 t. baking soda
1/4 t. allspice
1/8 t. salt
1 beaten egg
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup oil
3/4 cup chopped pitted dates or figs

Streusel Topping:
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 t. cinnamon
2 T. butter

Grease 12 muffin cups and preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In a medium bowl, stir together flour through salt. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients.

In another medium bowl, combine egg through oil. Add all at once to flour mixture. Stir till just moistened (batter will be lumpy). Fold in dates or figs.

Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full.

Prepare streusel by stirring together brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Cut the butter in with a with a pastry blender. Sprinkle over batter.

Bake for about 20 minutes or so, until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool in muffin cups on wire rack for 5 minutes before removing. Serve warm.

Yield: 12 muffins

257 cal, 8 g. fat, 3 g. fiber, 43 g. carbo

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