5 from 6 votes
Apple Muffins with Cinnamon Apple Crumb
Apple Muffins with Cinnamon Apple Crumb
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
33 mins

Enjoy the fall season with the seasonal Apple Fruit. Do not miss the Cinnamon Apple Crumb as the topping for these delicious muffins. These Apple Muffins with Cinnamon Apple Crumb is the perfect recipe for this fall season. 

Course: Apple recipes, Baking, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple muffin, Apple recipes, Baking, breakfast, dessert, eggless muffin, fall recipes, fruit recipes, kid's friendly, muffins, snacks
Servings: 12 Servings
For the Muffins -
  • Whole wheat pastry flour - 3/4 cup can be substituted with whole wheat flour
  • All Purpose flour - 3/4 cup
  • Baking Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Apple - 1 1/2 cups finely chopped
  • Apple sauce - 1/4 cup
  • Plain Yogurt - 3/4 cup
  • Oil - 1/4 cup I used vegetable oil
  • Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
For the crumb topping -
  • All purpose flour - 3 TBSP
  • Brown sugar - 1/3 cup
  • Butter - 2 TBSP cubed
  • Cinnamon - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Apple - 1/4 cup finely chopped
To make the Crumb Topping -
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and cubed butter.
  2. Using a fork or your fingers, gently mix the ingredients to combine.
  3. Peel the skin off the apple and chop them into small pieces. Add 1/4 cup of apple pieces to the crumb mixture and mix well to combine. Keep it aside until ready to use.
To make the muffin batter -
  1. Combine the flours, salt, baking powder and baking soda and sift them together in a bowl to combine.
  2. Wash and peel the apples and chop them into small pieces.
  3. Preheat the oven to 375 F. Line the muffin tin with liners if using and lightly grease them.
  4. In another large bowl, add the yogurt, oil and sugar and whisk well to combine. Add the apple sauce and vanilla extract and mix again.
  5. Now add the flour mixture in couple of batches and gently mix to combine. Do not over mix as this will cause the muffins to become dense.
  6. Add the chopped apple pieces and gently fold it in.
  7. Fill the prepared muffin tin with the batter. The batter should be perfect to make 12 large muffins.
  8. Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over the batter .
  9. Bake the muffins for about 17 to 20 minutes or until the muffins are golden brown and the toothpick inserted in the center of the baked muffin comes out clean.
  10. Remove the muffins on to a cooling rack and let it cool slightly before serving.