Apple Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

Apple Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping - Food & Nutrition Magazine - Stone Soup
Photo by Rachel Mariano

Full of fall and winter flavors, these muffins are so moist and the perfect texture. I reduced the sugar a tiny bit, but I promise between the crumb toppings and sweet apples you won’t even notice!

Apple Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel ToppingApple Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping -


For the Muffins:

  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup oil
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 2 cups finely chopped apples

For Streusel Topping:

  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter


For the muffins: Combine flour, sugar, pumpkin spice, baking soda and salt in a bowl. In a separate bowl combine eggs, pumpkin, oil and mix well. Combine the wet ingredients with the flour mixture until just combined. Add the apples. Spoon batter into greased muffin cups to fill about ⅔ of the way.

For the streusel topping: Combine the sugar, wheat flour, cinnamon in a bowl and cut in butter with fork or pastry cutter. Sprinkle streusel on top of batter in muffin pan. Bake on 350°F for 35-40 minutes.

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Rachel Mariano
Rachel Mariano, MS, RDN, LDN is a clinical and bariatric dietitian based in Jacksonville, FL. She teaches at the University of North Florida and shares healthy recipes and nutrition tips on Instagram.