Coffee Cake Muffins

Cinnamon Coffee Cake Muffins

  • Author: krazykitchenmom
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 12-18 muffins 1x


What’s better than starting your day with a hot cup of coffee and a plate of warm Cinnamon Coffee Cake Muffins with a Cinnamon Streusel Topping



Dry Ingredients for muffins

  • 21/4 cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 chopped pecans

Wet inredients for muffins

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce (substitution: 1/2 cup canola oil)
  • 1/3 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 TBS vanilla extract

Struesel ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup fast cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 TBS cinnamon
  • 6 TBS butter – very cold and cut into small pieces

Glaze ingredients

  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 TBS milk


For the Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Mix together all of the dry ingredients except the pecans.
  3. In a separte bowl, mx together the dry ingredients.
  4. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  5. Fold in the pecans.
  6. Spoon muffin the mixture into a muffin tin that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray or use muffin/cupcake papers.
  7. Mix all of the ingredients for the streusel in a bowl.
  8. Using a fork or your hands (which I prefer) incorporate all the ingredients until you have a mosit but crumbly texture.
  9. Top the muffins mixture with equal amounts of the streusel.
  10. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted tooth pick comes out clean.
  11. Cool completely before glazing.


  1. Mix together the confectioners sugar and milk until it’s smooth.
  2. Drizzle the glaze on top of the baked and cooled muffins.

  • Category: Breakfast, brunch, dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American