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Apple Oat Muffins

Start your morning off right with these yummy Apple Oat Muffins drizzled with maple icing.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword apple muffins, apple oat muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 15 muffins
Author Jessica Robinson


  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup full-fat sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups diced tart apples
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Streusel Topping:
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 stick butter softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Maple Icing:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup Dark


  • In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, brown sugar and vanilla. Add the eggs one at a time and combine. Add the flour, salt, baking powder, rolled oats, cinnamon, nutmeg and combine. Add the chopped apples and fold in.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar, flour and ground cinnamon with your fingers to create the streusel topping.
  • Scoop the batter into paper-lined muffin tins. Sprinkle with streusel topping.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the icing ingredients until smooth. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside.
  • Let the muffins cool slightly and drizzle with maple icing.