• Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes


Okay so I found a recipe on the internet that was "okay" but needed some work.

I liked it overall texture wise but it needed.. more. :)


  • Streusel Topping:
  • 1/8 cup rolled oats (optional) if you like the crunch/texture :)
  • 1/3 cup of white sugar
  • 3/4 tsp of powdered cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup of cold unsalted butter, diced into cubes
  • Cupcake Ingredients:
  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 Tsp of baking powder
  • 1/4 Tsp of salt
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup of low-fat milk
  • 2 Granny Smith Apple, diced -save half for topping-
  • 1/2 Tsp Real Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • Dash of nutmeg
  • Final Touch
  • 1/2 Container of T Marzetti Apple Dip


  • Directions:
  • Preheat oven to 350°F Cream butter in mixer, then add sugar and continue to beat until light and creamy. Add eggs and beat another 1-2 minutes. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. Alternate flour with milk into mixture. Starting with the flour and ending with the flour.
  • Lightly fold one of the diced apples into the batter. Take an ice cream scoop and divide into muffin tins about 3/4 full Place remaining diced apple on top of cupcakes. Mix all ingredients for streusel topping by hand until lightly crumbly. You want a coarse texture.
  • Top cupcakes with Streusel Topping Bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean. Let cupcakes cool on wire rack for 15-20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile heat some T Marzetti Caramel Apple Dip and place into a piping bag (you can use a ziplock with the end snipped) and drizzle over your cupcakes. I also like to fill my cupcakes with the caramel. it's up to you :) Enjoy!

Categories: Cupcakes 

Author Credit: Joy of Cooking

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