Topped with a crunchy crumble, these apple cinnamon crumble muffins are out of this world. They are just the right amount of sweet, and the texture that the apple chunks give them is perfect. Your home will smell amazing while they bake, and they're so good it will be hard to save them for your morning coffee.
Apple Cinnamon Crumble Muffins
for the muffins:
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp cinnamon
- 3 medium granny smith apples - peeled, cored, and diced reserve about ⅓ cup for the crumble
- 4 large eggs
- 2 cups buttermilk
- 1 stick butter - 115g melted
for the crumble:
- ⅔ cup brown sugar
- ½ cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tbsp butter - melted
- ⅓ cup granny smith apples - reserved
- Heat your oven to 400 F (200 C), and either grease a muffin tin, or line it with muffin cups.
- In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients, then stir in the apples.
- In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs, buttermilk, and melted butter
- Gently add the wet mix to the dry, stir together until just combined, be careful to not over-mix.
- Spoon the mixture into the muffin tins, filling about ¾ full, then top each muffin with the crumble topping.
- Bake in the oven until a toothpick test comes out clean (for large muffins about 30 - 35 minutes, regular sized, about 16 - 20 minutes).
- Allow the muffins to cool slightly before removing them from the tin, then place them on a wire rack to cool completely.
to make the crumble:
- Combine all ingredients and mix gently with a fork to create large crumbs.