Apple Cinnamon Crumble Muffins
Serves: 15-18
  • 2½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup applesauce
  • 5 tablespoons vegan butter, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ⅔ cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 red apples, peeled and diced
crumble topping:
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup vegan butter, melted
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a muffin tin with liners.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the brown sugar and applesauce until the brown sugar is slightly melted. Add the butter and vanilla.
  4. Pour in the flour mixture and whisk together. Whisk in the milk until smooth.
  5. Add the apples and fold in until well combined.
  6. Scoop the muffin mixture into each muffin liner until about ⅔ full. Add the crumble on top.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the tops are golden brown.
  1. Whisk together the sugar and brown sugar.
  2. Whisk in the butter.
  3. Add the salt and flour and whisk together.
  4. Add the cinnamon and mix until smooth. It should look like a dried paste.
  5. Crumble it in your hands and sprinkle on top of the muffins.
[adapted from these banana streusel muffins]
Recipe by Vivian & Me at