Salted Caramel Apple Muffins with Pecan Streusel

Ingredients:

Muffins:

2 cups apples, peeled, cored and diced (1-2 apples)
2 ¼ cups flour
½ cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
6 tablespoon melted butter
⅓ cup apple sauce
2 eggs (room temperature)
1 teaspoon vanilla

Pecan Streusel:

¼ cup brown sugar
¼ cup pecans
¼ cup cold butter cut into small pieces
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
¼ teaspoon salt

Caramel Sauce:

½ cup brown sugar
⅓ cup half and half
¼ cup butter
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
pinch of salt

Directions: