193 g Tree Top Apple-Blend Puree
102.5 g cake flour
3.25 g baking powder
1.25 g baking soda
.75 g ground cinnamon
.15 g ground cardamom
.80 g sea salt
60 g eggs
43 g brown sugar
34 g vegetable oil
30 g sour cream
75 g sharp white Cheddar cheese
Apple Streusel (see below)
200 g Tree Top Evaporated Apple Pieces, 3/8" dice, Non-Sulfured
66.25 g vegetable oil
75 g cake flour
2 g ground cinnamon
1.75 ground cardamom
1.75 g sea salt
104.75 g granulated sugar
55 g egg
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices and salt in
bowl. In separate large bowl, whisk together eggs and brown sugar until
well combined. Add oil, apple puree and sour cream and mix well. Mix
with dry ingredients, then fold in 3/4 amount of cheese and reserve.
Prep a muffin pan with non-stick spray. Place a small circle of
parchment paper in the bottom of each cup. Divide the streusel mix in
half. First half, divide by 12 equal parts and press a portion into the
bottom of each muffin cup.
Scoop a scant 1/4 cup of prepared cake mix on top of the streusel
layer. Add remaining grated cheese to streusel and mix well. Sprinkle
equally onto the top of each muffin filled cake cup.
Bake for 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let
rest until cooled and turn out and remove parchment from bottom.
Whisk together oil and egg in a small bowl. Mix together cake flour, spices, salt and sugar in medium mixing bowl
Fold wet mixture with dry and evaporated apple pieces and reserve.
Makes 1 dozen