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Coffee Cake Muffins

Coffee Cake Muffins – This small batch of muffins transforms classic coffee cake with a cinnamon streusel topping in the center for the perfect treat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coffee cake, coffee cake muffins
Servings: 6
Calories: 173kcal


  • cup sugar
  • cup plus 8 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 8 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon baking soda
  • teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Greek yogurt


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. and line a muffin pan with 4 to 5 liners or spray the muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Using a food processor, pulse together ⅓ cup sugar, 8 teaspoons all-purpose flour, and 4 teaspoons brown sugar until combined.
  • Remove 2 tablespoons of the mixture and place into a small bowl and set aside.
  • To the two tablespoons that you removed whisk in 4 teaspoons brown sugar and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon until combined, set aside.
  • To the mixture left in the food processor, add in ⅓ cup all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pulse until combined.
  • Add the butter and pulse until the mixture resembles a coarse meal.
  • Add the egg, Greek yogurt, and continue to pulse until the mixture is combined making sure to stop and scrape the sides of the food processor as necessary.
  • Pour a generous tablespoon of the muffin mixture into each of the muffin liners, top with a tablespoon of the cinnamon mixture, and top with the remaining muffin mixture divided evenly. If you have any of the cinnamon mixture left sprinkle it on top.
  • Place the muffins in the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Allow the muffins to cool for about 10 minutes on a wire rack prior to serving.


Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 284IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg