Vegan Apple Crisp Muffins

Vegan Apple Crisp Muffins

These vegan apple crisp muffins are soothing, sweet, completely spiced, tender, and tasty! Spiced portions of apples are folded into the batter and topped with a buttery oat collapse. An ideal weekend reward with basic active ingredients.

An overhead shot of crumble topped muffins set inside of a pink linen in a bowl. An apple is shown to the side.An overhead shot shows diced apples sautéing in a skillet.An overhead shot of ingredients for vegan apple crips muffins.Two images show crumble topping as a mixture before being combined and after in a light green bowl.

I was totally in the state of mind for some apples, buttery oat topping, and spice! Old made apple crisp remains in my leading 3 desserts of perpetuity. I did go back and forth on calling these vegan apple crisp muffins or apple collapse muffins. Type of the exact same thing though, right? In either case, apple crisp muffins sounds cozier to me. We are everything about the comfortable recently.

I believe I have actually spoken about this prior to, however my taste for coconut sugar sort of subsided in the last couple of years. I understood that I was utilizing it consistently as a “much healthier” option to sugar although I wasn’t insane about the taste. If I’m having a reward, I’m making it with active ingredients that I in fact like nowadays. So I went all brown sugar and vegan butter in these! They actually are so tasty, tender, buttery, and sweet.

I make the topping initially and let it tighten in the refrigerator. While that’s taking place, I sauté the apples with cinnamon, and after that I let them cool a bit. The muffin batter comes together merely enough! I fold a few of the apples into the muffins with the staying pushed into the tops. I deliberately made great deals of crispy oat topping in this dish! We spray that on the top and bake till golden brown.

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I made these comfortable muffins with a few of my preferred Flourist sorted red spring wheat flour, regional apples, and I was likewise fortunate sufficient to score a few of Diaspora Co’s cinnamon release! I recommend great deals of options for the flour in the dish notes (together with a million other things haha). Hope that you get a possibility to attempt among these with an additional swoop of vegan butter and a cup of tea quickly!

A head-on shot of a jar of ground cinnamon, a bottle of apple cider vinegar and a brown paper bag of flour.A 3/4 angle image shows cooked diced apples being added to muffin batter in a large white bowl.Image shows muffins topped with a crumble topping pre-baking.An overhead shot of crumble topped muffins set inside of a pink linen in a bowl. An apple is shown to the side.Image shows a vegan apple crisp muffin split in half and spread with swoops of vegan butter on both sides.

Vegan Apple Crisp Muffins

These vegan apple crisp muffins are soothing, sweet, completely spiced, tender, and tasty! Spiced portions of apples are folded into the batter and topped with a buttery oat collapse. An ideal weekend reward with basic active ingredients.

PREPARATION TIME 15 minutes COOK TIME 30 minutes OVERALL TIME 45 minutes

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Treat Diet Plan Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 12

Author: Laura Wright

Active Ingredients


  • 1/2 cup white entire wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated walking cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • teaspoon great sea salt
  • 5 tablespoons cold vegan butter, sliced into little pieces


  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 2 cups little diced apples ( from roughly 2 small-ish apples)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground flax seeds
  • 2 cups white entire wheat flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar (not loaded)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon great sea salt
  • teaspoon newly grated nutmeg
  • 6 tablespoons sunflower oil ( or other neutral-tasting oil of option)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon carefully grated lemon enthusiasm


  • Preheat the oven to 400 ° F. Gently grease a basic muffin tin, or use paper/silicone liners to the cups.
  • Make the topping. In a medium bowl, integrate the 1/2 white entire wheat flour, walking cane sugar, brown sugar, oats, cinnamon, sea salt, and vegan butter. Utilizing a spoon, stir whatever together to get the vegan butter pieces covered in the flour mix. Then, utilizing your hands, begin integrating the mix by pushing the pieces of butter in between your fingers. Keep going till you have a somewhat damp sand-like texture and a uniform, crumbly consistency. Set the topping aside in the refrigerator.
  • Location a little sauté pan over medium heat. Include the tablespoon of vegan butter to the pan and swirl it around. Include the sliced apples to the pan together with 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Stir to integrate. Keep sautéing the apples till they are somewhat softened, about 3 minutes. Take the apples off the heat and enable them to cool somewhat.
  • In a little bowl, integrate the non-dairy milk, apple cider vinegar, and ground flax seeds. Stir to integrate and reserve for 5 minutes.
  • In a big bowl, integrate white entire wheat flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, sea salt, nutmeg, and the staying 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Stir to integrate.
  • In the little bowl with the non-dairy milk and flax mix, blend in the sunflower oil, applesauce, vanilla, and lemon enthusiasm. When integrated, include that mix to the big bowl with the flour mix. Include about 2/3 of the sautéed apples to the bowl also. Utilizing a rubber spatula, stir whatever together till simply integrated and there are no big pockets of dry active ingredients.
  • Utilizing a 1/3 cup procedure, part out the muffin batter equally into all of the muffin cups. Leading the parts of batter with the staying sautéed apples. Recover the oat topping from the refrigerator and equally disperse it among the tops of the muffins. This is a reasonable quantity of topping, so you’ll need to press it into the tops of the muffins.
  • Bake the muffins till the tops are golden brown and a paring knife placed into the center of one comes out tidy, about 20-25 minutes. Let the muffins cool totally in the pan prior to taking pleasure in.


  • Flourist’s sorted red spring wheat flour is my go-to for practically whatever. For folks that have not utilized it in the past, I constantly compare it to white entire wheat flour If you’re wanting to replace, you might utilize equivalent quantities of light/sifted spelt flour, all function flour or a 50/50 mix of entire wheat flour and all function flour.
  • I understand that some folks have actually experimented with gluten-free flour blends in my muffin dishes prior to and have actually had success, however I can not personally attest any one specific blend/brand with this dish.
  • If you have actually utilized dishes from my website in the past, you likely currently understand this: Miyoko’s cultured vegan butter is my vegan butter of option.
  • If you’re utilizing pre-ground nutmeg, you can increase the total up to 1/4 teaspoon.
  • If you like coconut palm sugar, you can absolutely replace one-for-one for the brown sugar in the muffin batter. For the topping, my inkling is that the coconut palm sugar would separate from the fat as it bakes. If you want to attempt it in the topping however, I would begin with 1/3 cup of coconut palm sugar to change BOTH the walking cane sugar and the brown sugar. See how the mix is clumping up and sensation (ought to resemble somewhat damp sand), and go from there.
  • I utilized regional Jonagold apples here.

An overhead shot of crumble topped muffins set inside of a pink linen in a bowl. An apple is shown to the side. Program Conceal 9 remarks

  • Kim Lippy

    5 stars
    CONCERN: Disclosure– I have actually not made this. Inform me please, the number of sugars do these muffins have? Reply

  • Angela

    5 stars
    Delicious! Easy to make and not too sweet! I utilized coconut sugar for the batter (brown sugar for the topping still) and it was best! They smell remarkable too. I will absolutely include these muffins to my fall baking rotation! Reply

  • Miranda

    5 stars
    These are simply beautiful! I could not rather get all the topping to fit on, however what stuck got completely crispy and crumbly. The apples melt right into the muffin, making them taste like apple pie– simply a little less sweet. Reply

  • Marylynn Steckley

    5 stars
    Such a reward on this very first fall weekend! Reply

  • Jessica

    Made these the day the dish published. They are incredible! Perfect with the apples I simply chose. Pleased fall! Reply

    • Laura

      Hey There Jessica,
      I’m so thankful that you enjoyed them. Pleased Fall to you also:-RRB-
      – L Reply

  • sadie

    These look beautiful! I will provide a shot. Concern: Do you discover that they freeze well? I have actually tween twins, and they are ravenous! If these are freezer-friendly, I picture I could stock them.;-RRB- Ideas? Reply

    • Laura

      Hey There Sadie,
      These muffins freeze actually well if they’re finished up great and tight. Hope you like them!
      – L Reply

  • Vegan4life

    5 stars
    These muffins were tasty! Whatever I hoped they would be and possibly more. I made them practically precisely as composed & baked for 25 minutes. Unsurprisingly the crumbly top is the very best part, however the apple studded muffin base is extremely great too! Even my doubtful kiddos liked them. Thanks for another excellent dish, Laura! Reply

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