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Apple Cinnamon Muffins full of chopped apples and cinnamon. Deliciously moist muffins that come together in a flash! Use up those extra apples and bake up these family favorites today!
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5 from 3 votes

Apple Cinnamon Crumble Muffins | Gluten Free Option

Sweetly spiced apple muffins with the perfect crumble on top. Kind of like apple pie for breakfast!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 317kcal


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour or gluten free flour blend
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups peeled and diced apples about 1/2" pieces
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted and slightly cooled
  • 2/3 cup plain yogurt or sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Optional Crumble Topping

  • 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons cold butter chopped
  • 1/2 cups quick oats or chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Grease or line a muffin tin and set aside.
  • Peel apples and dice into 1/2" pieces or smaller.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add diced apples to dry ingredients and toss to coat. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine eggs, sugar, coconut oil, yogurt, and vanilla.
  • Add dry ingredients in with wet and gently stir until just combined. Do NOT over mix. (Over mixing causes dry, tough muffins.)
  • Evenly divide into muffin tin. Fill each cavity to the top.
  • For the crumb topping: combine flour, sugar, oats and cinnamon. Add cold butter and combine until fine crumbs.
  • Evenly divide crumb topping between muffins.
  • Bake at 425° for 5 minutes.
  • Turn oven down to 350°F and continue baking for 10-12 minutes.
  • Muffins should be slightly browned and toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Let cool in pan 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack. ENJOY!


Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 213IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg