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Apple-Oatmeal Streusel Muffins with Maple Icing

  • Author: Sandra Flegg
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 muffins


These bakery-style muffins have a tasty blended oatmeal flour, chunks of delicious apples, a crunchy streusel topping and a luscious maple icing drizzled on top. They are truly irresistible!


Muffin Batter

1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup oatmeal flour (ground oatmeal, blended until fine powder in food processor)

1 cup granulated sugar

1 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/4 tsp. salt

2 large eggs

1/2 cup melted butter

1 and 1/2 tsp. vanilla

2 cups chopped, peeled apples (coarsely chopped into 1/4" chunks)

Streusel Topping

1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar

1 tbsp. all-purpose flour

Pinch of ground cinnamon

1 tbsp. cold butter

Maple Icing

1 cup of sifted powdered sugar (icing sugar)

1/4 cup pure maple syrup

1 tsp. melted butter


1. Preheat oven to 425F.

2. Using a food processor or small food chopper, chop 1/2 cup of oatmeal until finely blended into the consistency of flour. 

3. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, oat flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

4. In a small mixing bowl, add eggs, melted butter and vanilla. Whisk until well-combined.

5. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir just to combine. The mixture will be quite thick.

6. Carefully add in the chopped apples

7. Spoon batter into six greased jumbo muffin baking cups. 

Streusel Topping

8. In. small bowl, combine dark brown sugar, all-purpose flour, cinnamon and cold butter. Combine using a pastry blender or mix by hand. 

9. Sprinkle even amounts of the streusel over each muffin, pressing it into the batter in a few spots. 

Maple Icing

10. In a small mixing bowl, combine sifted powdered sugar and maple syrup along with melted butter.  Beat until smooth and set aside.

11. Bake muffins in 425F oven for 5 minutes.  Leaving the muffins in the oven, reduce the oven temperature to 350F. Bake for an additional 20 to 25 minutes until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean. 

12. Once baked, transfer the muffins to a wire cooling rack. 

13. For cleaning purposes, place a piece of cling wrap or parchment paper until the wire cooling rack. 

14. Place the icing into a piping bag or small ziplock bag. Either use a small piping tip to create a zig-zag pattern over the muffins with the icing. If you're using a zippered bag, cut a small hole in the bottom and drizzle the icing over the muffins. 

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 646
  • Sugar: 81 g
  • Sodium: 242.3 mg
  • Fat: 21.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 109.9 g
  • Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 109.7 mg

Keywords: Muffins, Dessert