Apple Muffins with Cinnamon-Walnut Streusel Topping
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Apple Muffins with Cinnamon-Walnut Streusel Recipe

This easy apple muffin recipe is made with crisp green apples, walnuts & warming cinnamon and has a delicious cinnamon-walnut streusel topping. Perfect for brunch.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Elizabeth


for the apple muffins

for the cinnamon-walnut streusel topping


  • Preheat oven to 180 C/ 160 C fan/ Gas Mark 4. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.
  • Peel and core the apples. Cut into 5 mm dice and set aside.
  • Mix together the flours, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon together in a large bowl.
  • Melt the butter and mix with the room temperature Barley Cup and eggs. Whisk together.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir with a wooden spoon until just combined.
  • Fold in the chopped apple and chopped walnuts and spoon into the prepared baking cases.
  • To make the topping, rub together the sugar, flour, cinnamon and butter with your fingertips until combined.
  • Stir in the chopped walnuts and sprinkle on the top of the batter in the muffin cases.
  • Bake in the centre of the oven for 20-25 minutes, until golden and springy to touch.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Eat warm, with butter, or store in an airtight container.