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5 from 6 votes

Apple Muffins with Cinnamon Apple Crumb

Fall is in the air when you start baking these delicious Apple muffins with cinnamon apple crumb. This Apple crumb muffins will soon to be your go to muffin for breakfast, snack or dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Baking, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 213kcal


  • bowl
  • Tea strainer
  • Oven
  • Baking tray


For the Muffins -

  • ¾ cup Whole wheat pastry flour can be substituted with whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup All Purpose flour
  • teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • cups Apple finely chopped
  • ¼ cup Apple sauce
  • ¾ cup Plain Yogurt
  • ¼ cup Oil I used vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract

For the crumb topping -

  • 3 tablespoon All purpose flour
  • cup Brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon Butter cubed
  • teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ¼ cup Apple finely chopped


To make the Crumb Topping -

  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and cubed butter.
  • Using a fork or your fingers, gently mix the ingredients to combine.
  • Peel the skin off the apple and chop them into small pieces. Add ¼ 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 -

  • Combine the flours, salt, baking powder and baking soda and sift them together in a bowl to combine.
  • Wash and peel the apples and chop them into small pieces.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 F. Line the muffin tin with liners if using and lightly grease them.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Add the chopped apple pieces and gently fold it in.
  • Fill the prepared muffin tin with the batter. The batter should be perfect to make 12 large muffins.
  • Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over the batter .
  • 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.
  • Remove the muffins on to a cooling rack and let it cool slightly before serving.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 86IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg