Apple Crumble Cupcakes Recipe

Apple Crumble Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Apple Crumble Cupcakes

A decadent treat, these spongy apple crumble cupcakes are generously topped with whipped cream and a crispy crumble mix of oats, brown sugar, and butter.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



For Apple Mixture:

  • 1⅔cupsapple,diced
  • 1tbspbrown sugar
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • 1tspnutmeg
  • 1tbsplemon zest
  • ½lemon,juiced
  • 1tspvanilla extract

For Cupcake:

  • cupunsalted butter,softened
  • ¾cupbrown sugar
  • cupsplain flour
  • 1tspbaking powder
  • 1tbspcorn flour
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • ½tspground cloves
  • 3eggs

For Crumble Mixture:

  • 1tbspplain flour
  • 2tbspoats
  • 1tbspbrown sugar
  • 1tbspbutter
  • whipped cream,for topping


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

  2. In a medium saucepan, cook the apple, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon zest, vanilla extract, and the juice of half a lemon until soft and fragrant. Mash until the mix resembles a paste. Let cool.

  3. Cream the butter and brown sugar with a hand mixer in a large bowl, smoothing out with a wooden spoon if needed.

  4. Sift in the flour, corn flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and ground cloves and mix until incorporated. Add one of the eggs and mix in. Repeat twice until all three eggs are fully incorporated to make the batter. Fold in the apple mixture.

  5. Pour cupcake mix into a muffin tin lined with cupcake cases. Fill about halfway.

  6. Bake for about 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool.

  7. In a small bowl, rub the flour, oats, brown sugar, and butter together with fingers until it resembles a crumble.

  8. Transfer to a small tin and toast under the grill for about 5 to 10 minutes until golden brown.

  9. Top the cupcakes with whipped cream and the crumble mix. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 224.98kcal
  • Fat: 12.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.52g
  • Trans Fat: 0.46g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.75g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.45g
  • Fiber: 1.36g
  • Sugar: 12.06g
  • Protein: 3.32g
  • Cholesterol: 69.65mg
  • Sodium: 50.91mg
  • Calcium: 57.56mg
  • Potassium: 79.64mg
  • Iron: 0.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 112.19µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.64mg
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