Cinnamon Coffee Muffins With Streusel

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Cinnamon coffee cake muffins with Streusel

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Cinnamon muffins with a sugary streusel topping taste wonderful like a morning muffin. They are light and moist and last well for several days.


Streusel topping:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter

Muffins Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/3 cup softened butter
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of crème fraiche
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


Streusel Topping:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Cut the butter in until it forms into small crumbs.
  3. Set aside until needed.
  4. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Line your muffin tins with paper liners or grease them.

Muffins Instructions:

  1. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking powder and salt together in a medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the softened butter, sugar and oil until smooth.
  3. Add two eggs at a time. Mix between each egg until smooth.
  4. Add the cream and vanilla. Mix all the wet ingredients until well combined.
  5. Add the dry ingredients one third at a time to the wet ingredients. Mix until the dough is smooth after each addition.
  6. Fill each cupcake hole 1/2 evenly with a large scoop or spoon.
  7. Sprinkle streusel over top of dough.
  8. Put the pots in your preheated oven, and bake them for 15 to 20 minutes until lightly browned.
  9. Cool on racks.


We had extra streusel leftovers, so if you want to load buns with topping it is there to spare.

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Nutritional information



Serving size

1 Amount per portion Calories 201Total fat 11 g Saturated fat 5gTrans fat 0 g unsaturated fat 5gColesterol 35 mg Sodium 121 mg Carbohydrates 24 g Fiber 0 g Sugar 13 g Protein 2g

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