Tasteful Tuesday: Apple Muffins with Crumble Topping

We have apple fever! All month long we will be trying and featuring recipes that incorporate apples in any way, and to start, here is a muffin recipe sure to become a family favorite every morning throughout the fall. Enjoy!

Apple Muffin with Crumble ToppingWhat you’ll need:

  • Hand mixer
  • 12-muffin tin or pan

For the muffins:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • Haeger Muffin Pan2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups Macintosh apples,
    peeled and chopped

For the crumbled topping:

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp ground cinnamon, or to taste
  • 2 1/2 tbsp butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F and grease muffin pan.

For the muffins:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, use hand mixer to beat together butter, sugar and eggs until smooth; mix in vanilla. Set mixer on medium setting and add apples, gradually blending in flour mixture from step 1.
  3. Spoon mixture into prepared muffin pan.

For the crumbled topping:

  1. In a small bowl, mix brown sugar, flour and cinnamon. Cut in butter and combine until mixture is crumbly.
  2. Sprinkle over tops of mixture in muffin pan.


  1. Bake for approximately 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Use a toothpick to test that the mixture cooked all the way through.
  2. Cover with tinfoil and cool in muffin tin for 5 minutes
  3. Remove to a cooling rack and serve.

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