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pouring white glaze over an apple crumb muffin

Healthy Apple Crumb Muffins

These healthy Apple Crumb Muffins are gluten free and naturally sweetened for the perfect fall baking recipe.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword apple muffins, gluten-free muffin, healthy muffin
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 233kcal


For the muffins:

For the topping:


  • Heat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the egg, banana, milk, sweetener, and vinegar.
    collage of two bowls with wet ingredients for apple muffins
  • Add the dry ingredients directly into the bowl with the wet and stir to thoroughly combine. Fold in the apple.
    collage of bowls with apple muffin batter
  • Quickly make the topping my mixing it all together in a bowl.
    collage of mixing ingredients for muffin crumb coating
  • Fill each cup 3/4 of the way full and top with about 1 tablespoon or so of crumble topping.
    overhead of a muffin tin filled with apple batter
  • Bake on the center rack for 22 - 24 minutes until a cake tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cool in the pan for 2 - 3 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely. Resist the urge to not break into them; cooling them will allow everything to set properly.
    close up on baked apple crumb muffins
  • If desired, reheat in the toaster oven or in the microwave.


Storage Tips:

  • Room temperature: muffins can be stored in a sealed container at room temp for 2 days. Enjoy at room temp or heat in the microwave for 10 seconds.
  • Refrigerator: muffins can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Heat in the microwave for 10 seconds before eating.
  • Freezer: wrap the muffins in foil, then store in a sealed container for up to 3 months. Reheat in the microwave for 20 seconds.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 37IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 2mg