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delicious Apple streusel muffin recipe
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5 from 6 votes


These apple streusel muffins are a delicious breakfast or afternoon snack. These are freezable and easy to make.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple breakfast, apple muffins, apple streusel
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 390kcal
Author: Julia


For the streusel filling

  • 1 cup (220 g) brown sugar
  • 1 cup (125 g) chopped apples
  • 1 cup (117 g) sliced walnuts
  • 1/4 cup (35 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (7 g) ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp (42 g) unsalted butter melted

For the crumble

  • 2 tbsp (28 g) unsalted butter soft
  • 2 tbsp (24 g) brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp (16 g) all-purpose flour

For the muffins

  • 2 cups (250 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5 g) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 g) baking soda
  • 1/2 cup (114 g) softened butter
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar
  • 3 large (99 g) eggs
  • 1/2 tsp (2 g) 1/2vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup (80 g) apple juice


  • Preheat oven to 350F/170C. Grease or place muffin papers inside 12 muffin tin.
  • To prepare streusel, in a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, apples, walnuts, flour and cinnamon. Stir in melted butter and set aside.
  • For the crumble; in a small bowl, add all the ingredients: butter, flour and sugar. And with your fingertips work the butter into the flour and sugar to form coarse crumbles. Set aside.
  • For the muffins, in a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Mix well. In a large bowl of standing mixer, set on medium speed and beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy (about 10 minutes).
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition. Add vanilla. Set mixer to low, alternately beat flour mixture and apple juice into egg mixture.
  • Spoon the batter into the 12 muffin tin and spoon on each muffin batter the streusel mixture, we prepared earlier. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the muffin tin from the oven, sprinkle the top with the crumble and bake for another 15 minutes. Transfer to wire rack and let cool completely before enjoying them.