Sourdough Apple Butter Muffins

Learn how to make these easy Sourdough Apple Butter Muffins with a Biscoff streusel.

What is Apple Butter?

Apple butter is essentially applesauce cooked further so that the sugars caramelize. The result is a concentrated apple spread that makes these muffins extra moist.

Biscoff Streusel Ingredients

•12 Biscoff Cookies •½ cup oats •¼ cup brown sugar •½ tsp cinnamon •6 TBS unsalted butter, cut into cubes Substitute the cookies with graham crackers.

How to Make Biscoff Streusel

1. Crumble Biscoff cookies 2. Mix with other ingredients, adding cubed butter last. 3. Toss butter into the bowl and squeeze the streusel until clumps form. Refrigerate.

Preheat Oven and Prepare Muffin Pan

Preheat the oven to 400ºF (204ºC). Line a standard 12 cup muffin pan with liners or grease and flour the pan.

Mix Dry Ingredients

Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl: •1 ½ cup all-purpose flour •½ tsp salt •1 tsp baking powder •1 tsp baking soda •1 tsp cinnamon •½ tsp ginger •½ tsp cardamom •⅛ tsp cloves

Mix Wet Ingredients

Mix the following wet ingredients in another bowl: •¾ cup sourdough discard •¾ cup apple butter •½ cup brown sugar •1 ½ tsp vanilla extract •2 eggs •8 TBS melted unsalted butter

Mix Muffin Batter

•Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and gently mix. •Fold in one large diced apple.


•Pour the muffin batter into the muffin cups and sprinkle with the Biscoff streusel. •Bake the apple muffins for 16-20 minutes until lightly brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.


•Let the apple muffins cool on a wire rack completely. •The muffins keep at room temperature for 3-4 days. •Store in a zip-lock bag or container with a paper towel •They also freeze well!

Learn more!

Get the full Sourdough Apple Butter recipe by clicking the link below! The recipe includes a how-to guide with photos and detailed instructions.