Apple Crumble Muffins | Lunch Box Recipe

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins… a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

When it comes to yummy muffins… these Apple Crumble Muffins are the ultimate!!! The grated apple in the mixture keeps the muffins beautifully moist, while the oat crumble gives the most perfect crunch.

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

Unfortunately, I can’t take credit for this recipe myself – it’s one that I pinched off my Mum a few years ago (and have made every couple of months ever since!).

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

The best thing about these muffins (about from how darn delicious they are!), is that they’re freezer-friendly – which is perfect because you can whip up a batch, eat a few while they’re fresh from the oven and then freeze the rest for quick and easy snacks.

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

Unless you’ve got a big family or are feeding a crowd, I’d highly recommend freezing your leftover muffins. Muffins are one of those things that are always best eaten on the first day or two – so if you don’t think you’ll get through all 12 straight away, pop them into the freezer (that way they’ll be just as fresh as when they came out of the oven!).

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

And while these Apple Crumble Muffins really are sooooo incredibly good (they really, really are… so please make a batch today!), here’s a few of my other favourite muffin recipes:

Or check out my entire collection of muffin recipes here (sorry, there’s too many to list!!!).

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

Well that’s all the muffin-y goodness I’ve got for you today! I hope you love these Apple Crumble Muffins as much as we do! xx

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

Ooh and to see how simple it is to make these muffins, check out the video below!

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

 

VIDEO: HOW TO MAKE APPLE CRUMBLE MUFFINS

 

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

Apple Crumble Muffins - Conventional Method

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included). 
4.5 from 2 votes
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Course: lunch box, Muffins, Snacks
Cuisine: lunch box recipes, Muffins, sweet recipes, thermomix
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Author: Lucy Mathieson

Ingredients

For the muffins:

  • 220 g self-raising flour
  • 115 g (1/2 cup) vegetable oil
  • 190 g (3/4 cup) milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 165 g (3/4 cup) caster sugar
  • 2 small apples, grated

For the crumble:

  • 75 g (1/2 cup) plain flour
  • 110 g (1 cup) rolled oats
  • 80 g (1/2 cup) brown sugar
  • 80 g butter, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Line a 12-hole muffin tray with muffin cases and set aside.
  • Place all of the muffin ingredients (not the crumble ingredients) into a bowl and mix together until just combined.
  • Divide the mixture between the prepared muffin holes (filling to 2/3 full).
  • To make the topping, mix the crumble ingredients together until combined. Sprinkle the crumble mixture over the top of the muffins.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden on top and cooked through.
  • Leave in the muffin tin for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

 

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

Apple Crumble Muffins - Thermomix Method

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included). 
5 from 1 vote
Print Pin Rate
Course: lunch box, Muffins, Snacks
Cuisine: lunch box recipes, Muffins, sweet recipes, thermomix
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Author: Lucy Mathieson

Ingredients

For the muffins:

  • 2 small apples, roughly chopped
  • 220 g self-raising flour
  • 115 g (1/2 cup) vegetable oil
  • 190 g (3/4 cup) milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 165 g (3/4 cup) caster sugar

For the crumble:

  • 75 g (1/2 cup) plain flour
  • 110 g (1 cup) rolled oats
  • 80 g (1/2 cup) brown sugar
  • 80 g butter, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Line a 12-hole muffin tray with muffin cases and set aside.
  • Place the chopped apples into the Thermomix bowl. Grate on Speed 8, 10 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. 
  • Add the remaining muffin ingredients (not the crumble ingredients) into the Thermomix bowl and mix on Speed 5, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 5 seconds. 
  • Divide the mixture between the prepared muffin holes (filling to 2/3 full).
  • To make the topping, place the crumble ingredients into a clean Thermomix bowl and press Turbo a few times until you have achieved a consistent crumble mixture (and all of the dry ingredients have been completely combined with the butter.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden on top and cooked through.
  • Leave in the muffin tin for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

Super easy Apple Crumble Muffins... a soft apple muffin base topped with a crunchy oat crumble! These make the perfect lunch box treat (printable Conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included).

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Megan
Megan

Hi from Olhao, Portugal.
Just keeping up with what’s cooking at home……
These are really lovely moist muffins – especially for anyone who loves the taste of apple, cinnamon, and crumble – I can recommend them.

Eating lots of Portuguese tarts here – delicious!
Love, mum xx

Anna

These muffins is a must have for lunchbox, mostly kids are not getting quite the nutrients they need in a day but with these kinds of snacks they can be out of hunger and healthy at the same time…

Cherie
Cherie

Hi! I’m not much of a cook (I wish I was!) so need advice please. I never have vegetable oil in my pantry I have olive, peanut and macadamia. Would any of those be okay?

Cindy
Cindy

So yummy these muffins! Hubby and kids all love it! Thanks for sharing!
A silly question: should I leave them in the fridge or normal temperature if there is some left over and I want to eat it next day. Thanks!