Cook With Manali's Apple Crumb Muffins

Start your fall mornings with these super moist Apple Crumb Muffins!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 283 kcal
Author: Manali
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Ingredients

Crumb

  • cup light brown sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 2.5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Muffins

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • 1.5 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup granulated white sugar
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • cup salted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs, large, at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup + 1 tablespoon unsweetened apple sauce
  • cup chopped apples [from 2 medium apples]
  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Crumb

  1. Make the crumb topping by whisking together brown sugar, cinnamon powder and flour in a bowl.
  2. Add melted butter to it and mix till mixture resemble crumbs. Set aside.

Muffins

  1. Spray a 12 count muffin pan with non-stick spray and set aside.
  2. Peel and chop the apples into small cubes. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl whisk together both the flours, both the sugars, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder, baking powder and baking soda.
  4. In another bowl, whisk together melted butter and unsweetened apple sauce. Mix till well combined.
  5. Add vanilla extract and eggs and mix till well combined.
  6. Add wet ingredients to the dry and mix till combined.
  7. Do not over-mix the batter, few pockets of flour is totally fine. The batter will be very thick.
  8. Fold in the chopped apples and pecans.
  9. Transfer batter to the prepared muffin pan and fill the 12 muffins pans with the batter all the way to the top.
  10. Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly on top of the muffins.
  11. Bake the muffins at 425 F degrees for 5 minutes and then reduce the temperature to 350 F degrees (with the muffins inside the oven) and bake for additional 15-17 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  12. Transfer the muffins on to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Crumb Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 105mg5%
Potassium 175mg5%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 285IU6%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.