Pecan Pie Muffins: Sweet Nutty Delights 🧁🥧🌰

Indulge in the irresistible taste of Pecan Pie Muffins! These mini treats combine the goodness of pecan pie with a moist muffin, creating a delightful dessert or breakfast option.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped pecans 🌰
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 🍞
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar 🍯
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 🍯
  • 2 tsp baking powder 🥄
  • 1/2 tsp salt 🧂
  • 1/2 cup whole milk 🥛
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter 🧈
  • 1 large egg 🥚
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 🌿

For the Crumb Topping:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 🍞
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar 🍯
  • 2 tbsp softened unsalted butter 🧈
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans 🌰

Instructions:

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat to 375°F (190°C). Line or grease a muffin tin.
  2. Toast Pecans:
    Toast chopped pecans for 5-7 mins until fragrant.
  3. Mix Dry Ingredients: Whisk flour, sugars, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Combine Wet Ingredients: Whisk milk, melted butter, egg, and vanilla.
  5. Create Batter: Gently mix wet and dry ingredients.
  6. Make Crumb Topping: Combine flour, sugar, butter, and pecans.
  7. Fill Muffin Cups: Scoop batter into muffin tin.
  8. Add Crumb Topping: Sprinkle topping over each muffin.
  9. Bake: Bake for 18-20 mins until done.
  10. Cool and Serve: Let muffins cool before serving.

Pecan Pie Muffins offer the deliciousness of pecan pie in a convenient muffin form. Enjoy the delightful combination of flavors and textures that make these muffins a favorite for all pecan pie lovers. 🧁🥧🌰