Maple Walnut Muffins
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Maple Syrup Walnut Muffins

These muffins use real maple syrup to sweeten and flavor the batter and toasted walnuts add more flavor and texture.  Top with a sweet streusel and glaze and these are ready to eat.
Course Bread
Cuisine Breads
Keyword maple syrup, muffins, walnuts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 499kcal
Author Jere' @One Hot Oven

Ingredients

Muffin Batter

Streusel Topping

Maple Glaze

Instructions

Mixing and Baking the Muffins

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.  Prepare the muffin pan by either buttering or using paper liners.
  • Toast the walnuts in the oven for about 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally until they are a bit darker and smell toasty.
  • In a large bowl melt the butter in the microwave.  Whisk in the maple syrup, then the milk and eggs. 
  • Stir the flour, baking powder and salt into the wet ingredients just until combined.   Add the walnuts. 
  • Let the batter rest for 5 minutes. then spoon into the muffin pans making them 3/4 full.

Streusel Topping

  • Combine all the ingredients and cut the butter in using a pastry tool until coarse and crumbly.
     Sprinkle this mixture on top of the batter.
  • Bake at 400 degrees F. for 10 minutes then reduce the oven temperature to 375 degrees F and bake for 15 minutes. The muffins should be golden brown and the center should be dry when tested with a toothpick.
  • Remove from the oven and immediately run a knife around the edges to loosen the muffins from the cups.
     Let cool then remove from pan.

Optional Maple Glaze

  • Combine all the glaze ingredients then drizzle over the cooled muffins.

Nutrition

Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 64.8g | Fat: 24.8g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 389mg