© Cedric Angeles
Active Time
30 MIN
Total Time
1 HR 5 MIN
Yield
Serves : Makes 18

Scott Finley and John Schulman's Two Old Tarts was a superpopular farmers' market stand before becoming a brick-and-mortar café in Andes,New York.It's famous for the sour cream coffee cake sold at the pastry counter;this is a muffin version.Slideshow: More 188bet博彩Breakfast Muffin 188bet官网Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400° and line 18 muffin cups with paper or foil liners.Spread the pecans in a pie plate and toast in the oven until fragrant and lightly browned,about 8 minutes.Let cool completely.

Step 2

In a food processor,combine the pecans with the brown sugar,cinnamon and 4 tablespoons of the butter and pulse until the pecans are finely ground and the crumb topping resembles wet sand.

Step 3

In a medium bowl,whisk the flour with the baking powder,baking soda and salt.In a large bowl,using a hand mixer,beat the remaining 6 tablespoons of butter with the granulated sugar at medium speed until fluffy,1 to 2 minutes.Beat 
in the eggs 1 at a time until incorporated,then beat in the sour cream,vanilla and 2 tablespoons of water.Beat in the 
dry ingredients.

Step 4

Spoon half of the batter into the prepared muffin cups and sprinkle with one-third of the crumb topping.Top with the remaining batter and sprinkle the remaining crumb topping evenly over the batter.Bake for about 25 minutes,until the tops are browned and a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.Transfer the muffins to a rack to cool for 10 minutes.Serve warm or at room temperature.

Make Ahead

The muffins can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

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