Apple Crumble Muffins – Gluten Free, Vegan, & Refined Sugar Free

  • Author: Morgan | Just What We Eat
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Total Time: 35 min
  • Yield: 12 1x



1 cup gluten free oat flour
1 cup all purpose gluten free flour (I use “Better Batter”)
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp xanthan gum (omit if your gluten free flour already contains xanthan gum)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 cup dairy free milk of choice (I use “So Delicious Unsweetened Coconut Milk”)
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted (avocado oil works as well)
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups chopped apple

Crumble Topping Ingredients:
2 tbsp coconut sugar
1 1/2 tbsp gluten free all-purpose flour (I use “Better Batter”)
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp vegan butter (I use “Earth Balance Soy Free Vegan Buttery Sticks”)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease muffin cups or line with muffin liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together gluten free all-purpose flour, gluten free oat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and xanthan gum (if your flour doesn’t contain it).
  3. Add the remaining muffin ingredients except for the apples to the bowl and stir until combined.
  4. Fold the apples into the batter and fill each muffin tin about 3/4 of the way full.
  5. In a small bowl, combine all of the crumble topping ingredients except for the butter.  Stir to combine.
  6. Cut the butter into the topping mixture using a fork or pastry blender until the crumble is formed.
  7. Sprinkle the crumble topping onto the muffins.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  9. Allow the muffins to cool completely before eating.