Apple streusel muffins? Tell me more! In the mood for a paleo-friendly treat? These pumpkin apple streusel muffins made with apple cider caramel should hit the spot. I can’t tell you they are the healthiest treat I’ve ever eaten, but it’s important to reward yourself occasionally too!
Prep Time: 10 min
Apple Streusel MuffinsCook Time: 30 min
Total Time: 40 min
Serves: 9-10


  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup tapioca flour
  • ½ cup maple or coconut sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ tablespoon Primal Palate Apple Pie Spice
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 apple, cored and diced
  • ⅓ cup applesauce
  • ¼ cup pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

For the streusel


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together coconut flour, tapioca flour, baking soda and powder, apple pie spice, salt and apple.
  3. Then add the rest of the ingredients and mix well until combined.
  4. Use an ice cream scoop to scoop the mixture into 10 muffin tins.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together all the ingredients for the streusel. Add about ½-1 teaspoon of the streusel on top of each muffin.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes. While muffins are baking, make apple cider caramel.
  7. Let cool slightly before removing from silicone liner. Top each muffin with caramel.


Recipe credit: Juli at PaleOMG