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Apple Crumble Muffins

Servings 12



  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • 110 g castor sugar
  • 125 g butter melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 2-3 small green apples peeled, cored and cut into 1cm thick rings
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder


  • 60 g cold butter cut into smaller cubes
  • 120 g plain flour
  • 60 g castor sugar
  • 1.5 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 180°C, top & bottom heat.
  • Toss apple slices with lemon juice and cinnamon powder.
  • Line muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the crumble, and mash together with a fork until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs.Keep chilled until later.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix flour, sugar, butter, eggs, and milk.
  • Mix until just combined.
  • Fill the liner about half way, then place apple rings on top of the batter.
  • Press it down slightly.
  • Then fill liners evenly with the rest of the batter.
  • Top with prepared crumble.
  • Bake for 35 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Leave to cool in pan for 5 minutes.
  • Then remove muffins from pan to cool on wire rack.
  • Serve warm with ice cream or serve cold with hot coffee.


No self raising flour? Here's now to make a batch.
2 cups (250g) plain flour + 1/2 tsp salt + 1 tbsp baking powder
Trim off the apple ring if it's too big to fit into the muffin holes. Alternatively, you can cut your apples into cubes.
Adapted from craftpassion