Apple Streusel Muffins

These Apple Streusel Muffins are a great way to welcome fall with seasonal baking. Moist muffins that include whole-wheat flour, brown sugar, apple, sour cream, creamer, and a streusel topping.

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Lightened Up Apple Streusel Muffins recipe - www.platingpixels.comIf the majority of seasonal recipes filling up my feeds wasn’t enough of an indication, the recent first day of fall makes it official. While I miss summer, I’m just as excited about fall this year. A couple recent heat waves of over 100° weekends makes the cooler days even more welcome. Along with crisp air, autumn colored leaves and shorter days, comes seasonal fall recipes and baked goods. Recipes like this Apple Streusel Muffins is just what I hand in mind.

Fall ingredients like apples, pears, figs and pumpkin, as well as spices like cinnamon, clove and nutmeg will be included in many upcoming recipes. Apple Streusel Muffins have a few of these, and are a unique way to enjoy your fall mornings with a cup of coffee. I consider muffins more of a decadent breakfast treat than an everyday staple. These have substituted ingredients so you can enjoy them even more.

This decadent muffin includes whole wheat flour, egg, fresh apples and flax seeds. I’ve also used sour cream and olive oil instead of vegetable oil. The entire batch of muffins only includes ⅓ cup of brown sugar—another fall favorite.

Lightened Up Apple Streusel Muffins recipe - www.platingpixels.comTo go with your coffee pairing, and to add some additional unique sweetness, it also includes Dunkin’ Donuts® Extra Extra Creamer. Made with real sugar, milk and cream for a rich and smooth taste. It’s extra creamy and extra flavorful. There’s also Caramel and Vanilla flavors. These versatile creamers are perfect way to add flavor to your morning cup.

Lightened Up Apple Streusel Muffins recipe - www.platingpixels.comWith seasonal fall ingredients, these Apple Streusel Muffins are quick and easy to make. Enjoy them as a weekend treat or anytime paired with a cup of coffee. The moist, fluffy and perfectly sweet muffins, with apples and spice, are a welcome part of fall season.

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Apple Streusel Muffins

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Lightened Up Apple Streusel Muffins recipe -
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Lightened Up Apple Streusel Muffins

Moist apple muffins that include whole-wheat flour, brown sugar, apple, sour cream, creamer, and a streusel topping.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 12 large muffins
Calories 300 kcal
Author Plating Pixels


Apple Muffins

  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground clove
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup Dunkin’ Donuts® Extra Extra Creamer
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil light
  • 1 cup apple (1 large) peeled, shredded

Streusel Topping

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seed
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter chilled


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Lightly grease a twelve, 2 ½-inch muffin pan; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl stir together flours, brown sugar, baking powder, clove, cinnamon and salt. Make a well in center of mixture and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl whisk together eggs, creamer, sour cream and olive oil until combined. Pour into dry mixture and stir just until moist. Batter should be thick, but slightly runny. Fold in shredded apples. Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan, filling each about ¾ full.
  4. In a small bowl combine pecans, flax seed and brown sugar. Use a pastry knife or your fingers to cut in butter, until mixture is combined and has coarse crumbs. Sprinkle onto center of batter in each cup. Bake 18-20 minutes, or until edges are golden brown and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack 5-10 minutes, run a knife along edges to remove, and serve warm with coffee.

Recipe adapted from Better Homes and Gardens: Fall Baking. 2014. Print.

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8 Responses

  1. Katie says:

    Okay I can’t get enough of this idea. These look incredible and perfect for a fall morning! Can’t wait to give them a try!

  2. Lizzie says:

    These look so yummy, like an apple crumble wrapped in in a cake ! Perfect with a caramel coffee as you say.

  3. Diana says:

    The muffins sound absolutely delicious! And I didn’t know that DD made any food products, the creamer sounds good.

  4. Dahn says:

    Oh my goodness this looks amazing and I just love that you use whole wheat in this recipe. What a great breakfast or tea time muffin

  5. Dana says:

    Streusel on top of a muffin is EVERYTHING. These are perfect for this time of year. BRB, going to buy ALL the apples…

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