Apple-Cinnamon-Zucchini Muffins with Crumb Topping

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These Apple-Cinnamon-Zucchini Muffins with Crumb Topping are made from simple ingredients, including the finest yoghurt. And they’re perfect for all your holiday festivities, a Sunday brunch or a fun snack.

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Ingredients Needed:

  • Krusteaz Gluten Free Cinnamon Swirl Crumb Cake & Muffin Mix
  • Egg
  • Yoghurt
  • Granny smith apples
  • Grated zucchini

How This Recipe Came To Be:

This recipe came to be toward the fall. Gardening season was coming to an end so I broke down, pulled all remaining veggies and froze them. Over the next couple of weeks I kept asking myself what to do with the zucchini. I had the beginnings of a recipe in mind, hoping to use Noosa Yoghurt (my all-time favorite yoghurt, EVER!), apples and warming spices.

On my next grocery run I made a point to find the perfect Noosa Yoghurt to pair with my idea. And after coming across their Apple Cinnamon flavor, I knew it was the perfect fit.

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A couple of test runs later and the recipe came together beautifully. These muffins have all the fall/holiday vibes going on, along with being light, moist, and perfectly crumbly from the crazy good cinnamon topping. Did I mention “healthy” from the zucchini! Everyone who has sampled this so far has raved about it, and I am extremely proud of that.

Ingredient Notes For These Apple-Cinnamon-Zucchini Muffins with Crumb Topping:

  • Cinnamon Swirl Crumb Cake & Muffin Mix – There is a gluten free version and a regular version. So feel free to use what works best for you.
  • Egg – Make sure it is at room temperature.
    • Add it to a bowl of warm water and let it sit until it reaches room temperature.
  • Yogurt – Either the Noosa yogurt will work or the Silk Apple Cinnamon Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative is a great choice as well.

This muffin recipe is simple, quick, packed full of great flavors, and you can say it’s even kinda healthy-ish too! So if you’re interested in recreating this goodie, the info is below.

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Apple-Cinnamon-Zucchini Muffins with Crumb Topping


  • Author: Naomi
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 23 minutes
  • Total Time: 38 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x

Description

These Apple Cinnamon Zucchini Muffins are made from simple ingredients, including the finest yoghurt. And they’re perfect for all your holiday festivities, a Sunday brunch or a fun snack.


Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Prep: Preheat the oven to 350° degrees F.
  2. Stir: In a large bowl, stir together the muffin mix, yogurt and egg until blended.
  3. Fruit & Veggie: Add in the diced apples and zucchini and stir to combine.
  4. Stir: Gently stir in 1/2 pouch of the cinnamon topping.
  5. Divide: Spoon the batter into a lined muffin tin with 12 paper muffin liners, filling to the top.
  6. Topping: Sprinkle the remaining cinnamon topping over the batter, about 1 teaspoon per muffin cup. Gently press the topping in with the back of the spoon.
  7. Bake: Bake for 23-25 minutes; until the topping is golden brown, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Let cool: Cool muffins for a couple of minutes; remove from the pan and transfer to a wire rack.
  9. How to store: Keep the muffins in an airtight container.

Notes

  • Cinnamon Swirl Crumb Cake & Muffin Mix: There is a gluten free version and a regular version. So feel free to use what works best for you.
  • Egg: Add it to a bowl of warm water and let it sit until it reaches room temperature.
  • Yogurt: Either the Apple Cinnamon Noosa Yoghurt will work, or the Silk Apple Cinnamon Almondmilk Yogurt Alternative is a great choice as well.
  • Category: Breakfast, Snack
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Apple Recipes, Baking, Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Easy Baking, Easy Snack Recipes, Fruit, Gluten-Free Recipes, Holiday Recipes, Muffin, Zucchini Recipes

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Apple-Cinnamon-Zucchini Muffins with Crumb Topping

2 Comments

  1. It certainly makes Chrsitmas cooking for my family a more pleasant task this year knowing you (Naomi) are going to make some of your favorite recipes, this being one of them! She’s even agreed to bring the yoghurt since I can’t find the particular flavor called for in the muffin recipe. On the morning these are made I plan to make quiche. It should be a perfect breakfast!

    1. Oh Patricia, you are too sweet! I can’t wait for breakfast on Christmas morning…great food and good company! What more could you ask for?!?

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