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Coffee Cake Muffins

Cinnamon Coffee Cake Muffins

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
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnamon coffee muffins, coffee cake muffins, coffee muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 12 -18 muffins
Author: Laura Franco


Dry Ingredients for muffins

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

Wet ingredients 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

Streusel 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

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


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