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Fresh Apple-Pear Cupcakes

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These fresh apple-pear cupcakes are absolutely perfect for Fall!

Ingredients

  • 1 apple (gala or fuji), diced
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Cupcakes

  • 1 pear, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk or heavy cream
  • Topping

  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese, at room temperature
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350. Line muffin tin with cupcake liners.┬áToss diced apple and pear pieces with 1 tablespoon flour, set aside.
  • Batter

  • Combine flour salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a bowl. Set aside.
  • In another bowl cream sugar, cream cheese, and butter. Add milk, vanilla, and almond extract. Beat in egg. Stir in greek yogurt-milk mixture. Stir in apple and pear pieces. Pour batter into cupcake liners about 2/3 full.
  • Topping

  • Combine flour, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Mash in softened butter or margarine with a fork. Drop 1-2 teaspoons of topping mixture onto cupcakes. Bake 17-20 minutes or until an inserted knife or toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool completely.
  • Frosting

  • Whisk together powdered sugar, milk, and cream cheese. Stir in almond extract. Drizzle over cupcakes or dup cupcakes into glaze. Allow to set. Store in airtight container. Best eaten within 1-2 days.
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