Muffins with apples or delicacies in 6 forms

Have you tried apple muffins yet?

If you don’t know how to deal with an excess of apples, why not try them?

They are tender and juicy.

The recipes we have here are simple, tasty and healthy.

Come get inspired.

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Do you love crumb cakes? Then you definitely won’t despise these delicious apple cinnamon muffins. The recipe is also simple and quick to prepare.


On a small scale:

  • ⅔ cup semi-coarse flour
  • ¼ cup cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons of softened butter

For the dough:

  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup semi-coarse flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ cup softened butter
  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 and ½ cups peeled and cut apples into smaller pieces

For the frosting:

  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 and ½ spoons of whole milk
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract


  • Mix the ingredients to a crumb.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients for the dough together.
  • Using a mixer, mix the butter and sugar until fluffy (about 2 minutes).
  • Then add the eggs one at a time and beat.
  • Add the vanilla extract and beat again.
  • Add the loose ingredients to the whipped mixture and mix carefully.
  • Fill a buttered and floured muffin tin ¾ full with the batter and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  • Bake at 220°C for about 5 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 175°C and bake for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Pour the glaze over the still warm muffins (you just need to beat the ingredients for it).
apple muffins with crumb

Tip: Would you like to try new crumb cake recipes? Get inspired by our recipes for different variations of crumb cakes .

Healthy muffins with apples and yogurt

Looking for some healthy snacking inspiration? How about trying apple muffins without sugar? But don’t worry, they’re sweet. They are sweetened with maple syrup or honey.

Ingredients for 12 muffins:

  • 1 and ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup grated apple
  • 1 cup diced apples
  • ⅓ cup coconut or olive oil
  • ½ cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup applesauce (see tip below)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


  • In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients, i.e. flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and add the grated and chopped apples.
  • Whisk maple syrup or honey and oil together, add eggs, applesauce, yogurt.
  • Sprinkle the loose ingredients into the liquid and mix.
  • Grease a muffin tin with butter and sprinkle with flour. Fill them with dough up to ¾.
  • Bake at 220°C for about 13-16 minutes.
  • If you have any muffins left, feel free to put them in the freezer. It will last there for up to 3 months.
just a handful of cookies with apples

Tip: How to make applesauce? Peel the necessary amount of apples and cut them into cubes. Boil them in a small amount of boiling water until soft (you can add a little sugar and cinnamon), then blend them with an immersion blender. Another option is to use an apple snack.

Apple muffins and walnuts

You won’t need a scale to prepare. A mug with a volume of 250 ml is enough. Pot recipes are quick and popular. Do you like them too?


  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup semi-coarse flour
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 3 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons of cinnamon
  • ½ cup cooled butter
  • 1 large apple
  • ⅓ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 egg
  • ⅔ cup of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of cane sugar


  • Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, ½ teaspoon of cinnamon and salt in a bowl.
  • Add butter cut into small pieces and mix thoroughly.
  • Set ¼ cup of this crumble aside for sprinkling and mix in 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of cane sugar.
  • Add chopped apple and nuts to ⅔ of the crumbs.
  • Beat the eggs and milk together, add to the crumble with the apple, nuts and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the batter into the muffin tin ¾ full and sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
  • Bake at 205°C for about 15-20 minutes.
Muffins with apples and nuts

Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Apples, oatmeal, cinnamon and raisins are not only an excellent combination for homemade muesli, but also for these great, quick apple muffins. You can enjoy them for breakfast and as a snack. In addition, it is also excellent for small children.


  • 3 cups of oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 cup buttermilk or milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • 1 large apple, sliced
  • ¼ cup raisins


  • Mix the oatmeal with cinnamon, baking powder, eggs, buttermilk and applesauce.
  • Add apple cut into small cubes, raisins and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the batter into a buttered and floured muffin tin.
  • Bake at 175°C for about 25-30 minutes.
  • It will last a week in the fridge (closed in a container).
flaky apple muffins

You can find the video recipe here:

Baked Apple Oatmeal Cups | Easy + Healthy Muffins

Eggless vegan banana muffins

We also thought of vegans. This hand-sized cupcake recipe is free of all animal products.

Ingredients for 12 muffins:

  • 1 and ½ cup diced apple + ¼ cup for sprinkling
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ½ cup of ripe mashed banana
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • ½ cup vanilla almond milk
  • ⅓ cup softened coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • pinch of salt


  • Mix the banana, sugar, milk, oil, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Add flour mixed with baking powder and a pinch of salt.
  • If the dough is too stiff, add a little extra milk.
  • Fill greased and lined muffin tins with the finished dough.
  • Top with ¼ cup apples for garnish.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 205°C for about 15-18 minutes.
vegan apple muffins

Gluten free muffin recipe

For those of you who cannot tolerate gluten, we have this recipe. These apple muffins combined with peanut butter and aromatic spices look very good, don’t they? In addition, they do not contain white sugar. It is replaced by honey.


  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 spoons of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ⅛ teaspoon of ground cloves
  • ¾ – 1 cup diced apple


  • Mix all the ingredients except the apples in a blender.
  • Then add the apple to this blended mixture.
  • Bake at 205°C for about 10 minutes.
gluten-free cookies with apples

So, which muffin recipe caught your eye the most?

Apples go well with crumb, yogurt, nuts, flakes, bananas, cinnamon and raisins.

Maybe you already remember a favorite variant…

And what else goes well with muffins? Certainly your favorite drink, for example coffee. How is it prepared in Siemens coffee machines ?

Look at other recipes for muffins, i.e. desserts just in your hand and get inspired!

Milan & Ondra

We are both fans of good food and enjoy cooking. On this website, we want to inspire you with traditional, but also less common recipes. We will be happy if you try our recipes and let us know how you liked them. Bon appetite! :)

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