Apple and cinnamon muffins with cinnamon syrup

For 12 pieces
  • 800 g apples
  • 2 EL + 335 g sugar
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 piece (s) organic lemon peel
  • 1 50 ml Apple juice
  • 2 EL cornstarch
  • 2 TL ground Cinnamon
  • 425 g Flour
  • Salt
  • 1 egg (size M)
  • 200 g Butter
  • 1 packet Vanilla sugar
  • 1 TL Cinnamon
  • 1 Egg yolk (Size M)
  • 2 EL Icing sugar
  • fat
  • flour
  • paper cases
90 minutes
very easy
For the compote Peel, quarter and core the apples. Dice the apples. Caramelize 2 tablespoons of sugar in a saucepan until golden. Add the apples, cinnamon stick and lemon zest, deglaze with apple juice, cover and simmer for approx. 5 minutes.
Mix the starch with a little water until smooth. Remove the saucepan from the stove, stir the starch into the boiling liquid. Simmer while stirring for about 1 minute, pour into a bowl and let cool down.
Bring 200 g sugar, cinnamon powder and 100 ml water to the boil in a saucepan. Simmer gently syrupy for 6–8 minutes over medium heat. Pull from the stove and let cool down.
Put 300 g flour in a bowl. Add 75 g sugar, 1 pinch of salt, egg, 2 tbsp water and 125 g butter in flakes and knead to form a smooth dough. Grease a muffin tin (12 wells) well.
Roll out the dough to a thickness of approx. 3 mm on a floured work surface. Cut out 12 circles (approx. 9 cm in diameter), line the muffin troughs with them, press down firmly, chill.
For the crumble, melt 75 g butter in a small saucepan. Mix 125 g flour, 60 g sugar, vanilla sugar, cinnamon and a pinch of salt in a bowl. Add the butter and egg yolk, first using the dough hook of the hand mixer,then work it into sprinkles with your hands.
Remove the cinnamon stick and lemon zest from the compote. First compote, then sprinkle crumbles in the dough wells. Bake in the preheated oven (electric stove: 200 ° C / convection: 175 ° C / gas: see manufacturer) on the lower rack for 25–30 minutes.
Remove, let cool on a wire rack for approx. 5 minutes. Carefully lift the tartlet out of the hollows. Let cool down. Dust with powdered sugar and drizzle with cinnamon syrup. Possibly arrange in paper cases.
1 piece approx:
  • 440 kcal
  • 1840 kJ
  • 5 g protein
  • 16 g fat
  • 69 g carbohydrates


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