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Apple Cinnamon Muffins Recipe

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 Muffins 1x
  • Category: Muffins
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


These Apple Cinnamon Muffins are filled with apple pieces and topped with a to die for crumbly cinnamon topping! 



  • 22/12 Cups, peeled, sliced and diced Apples (roughly 2 large or 3 medium sized apples)
  • 10 Tbs. Butter (softened)
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Cups Flour

Crumb Topping

  • 1/3 Cup Butter (chilled)
  • 1  Cups Brown Sugar
  • 1  Tbs. Ground Cinnamon
  • 2/3 Cup Flour


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 and place muffin liners in 24 muffin cups of a muffin tin.
  2. Peel, slice and dice up the apples up and set them aside.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla.
  5. Add the baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  6. Whisk together the sour cream and milk.  Add it alternately with the flour to the batter starting and ending with flour.
  7. Fold the apple pieces into the batter with the last addition of the flour.
  8. Divide the batter up among the 24 muffin cups.
  9. In a food processor or in a bowl with a fork, combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter.  Pulse or blend in until the mixture is crumbly.
  10. Top each apple cinnamon with a generous amount of crumb topping.
  11. Bake for 15-17 minutes in your preheat oven (375 degrees).  A toothpick should come out clean.
  12. Cool and eat!

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