COFFEE CAKE MUFFINS: your new delicious and comforting treat

I suppose that we are all addicts of sweet recipes. Today I’m going to tell you how I got the idea to make and share this amazing recipe with you. I once made the decision to go prepare some wonderful food for myself because I was not feeling well. I wanted something delicious and sweet in addition to doing something to improve my mood. That’s when the inspiration struck, and I got the idea to make this incredible treat at home.

This recipe for coffee cake muffins turns the traditional coffee cake into a practical, transportable, and easily shared.

Coffee cake that is just a little bit thick, topped with everyone’s favorite sweet crumble, and then drizzled with a sweet vanilla glaze.

The hardest part about cooking this simple muffin recipe is not devouring the entire batch.

Let’s prepare the finest coffee cake muffins with crumble topping

coffee cake muffins

Coffee cake muffins can be customized to suit different preferences and tastes. For those who enjoy a burst of flavor, adding a hint of cinnamon or nutmeg to the muffin batter can elevate the taste profile. Alternatively, incorporating chopped nuts or dried fruits into the streusel topping can provide an additional layer of texture and complexity.

These delectable muffins can be enjoyed at any time of the day. 

Whether it’s a quick breakfast, an afternoon snack, or a dessert after dinner, coffee cake muffins are always a delightful treat. They are also an excellent accompaniment to a cup of freshly brewed coffee. The flavors of the muffin and coffee complement each other, creating a harmonious blend that satisfies the senses.


Read through the best muffin recipe below:

The muffin

coffee cake muffins
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs

The crumble topping

coffee cake muffins
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

The glaze

coffee cake muffins
  • ¼ cup confectioner’s sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp milk

Let’s talk about how much we love COFFEE CAKE MUFFINS

Coffee cake is a universally loved dessert that has become a staple at any gathering. The delightful combination of a moist cake and a crumble topping makes it a true crowd-pleaser. When you ask people about their favorite thing in a coffee cake, many would likely point to the crumble topping as the highlight of this sweet treat.

The crumble topping adds a delicious contrast in texture to the soft and tender cake. It provides a delightful crunch that perfectly complements the moistness of the cake itself. The combination of butter, flour, sugar, and sometimes nuts or spices creates flavorful and irresistible topping that elevates the coffee cake to a whole new level.

Not only does the crumble topping enhance the overall taste and texture of the coffee cake, but it also adds visual appeal. The golden-brown, slightly caramelized topping creates an inviting and appetizing presentation. It entices all those who lay their eyes on it, making it hard to resist taking a slice.

The gorgeous crumb topping is piled thick on the sweet cinnamon muffins. You don’t want to miss this section, I assure you!
Let me demonstrate just how tasty these cinnamon muffins are.
They have delicious crumbled cinnamon topping and are juicy within.
Sweet cinnamon-swirled coffee cake muffins
Amazing, huh? I immediately knew I wanted to prepare them at home.

Apply the directions below

  1. Line a muffin pan with paper liners and preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. To make the muffin batter, assemble the all-purpose flour, light brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a large mixing basin.
  3. Combine the milk, canola oil, and eggs in another bowl.
  4. Compile the dry ingredients as well as the moist ones.5. In a separate basin, combine the granulated sugar, light brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, melted butter, and all-purpose flour to make the crumble topping. Mix until the mixture is crumbly and the ingredients are fully combined.
  5. Spoon the muffin batter into each cup until it is approximately two-thirds full.
  6. Top each muffin with a large quantity of the crumble topping.
  7. In a separate bowl, mix milk, melted butter, and eggs. Once the wet ingredients are well combined, pour the wet mixture over the dry one. Use a spatula to mix everything until it is just combined. 
  8. Next, it’s time to spoon the batter into the prepared muffin pan. Fill each muffin cup.
  9. Now, onto the crumble topping. Sprinkle it over the top of each muffin and gently press it into the batter. This will ensure that the topping sticks to the muffins as they bake.
  10. Preheat your oven to the recommended temperature and then place the muffin pan inside. Bake for approximately 15-17 minutes .
  11. Once the muffins are done baking, let them cool on a wire rack. you can then prepare the glaze, Simply mix the glaze ingredients until smooth. This may include powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract. Adjust the consistency by adding more powdered sugar or milk as needed.
  12. Once the muffins have cooled, add the glaze on the top. You can use a spoon or a piping bag to achieve a neat and even drizzle. Allow the glaze to set before serving the muffins.
coffee cake muffins


  • This recipe makes approximately 12 muffins. Feel free to adjust the measurements according to your desired quantity.
  • Enjoy these freshly baked muffins with a cup of coffee or tea for a delightful and indulgent treat.


  • Coffee Cake muffins are a delicious treat that can be enjoyed for several days if stored properly. To ensure their freshness, it is important to store them in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • Before sealing the muffins in the container, we recommend you to place a paper towel over them. This will absorb any excess moisture and prevent the muffins from becoming soggy. By taking this simple step, you can ensure that the coffee cake muffins remain moist and enjoyable for 2–4 days.
  • If you wish to extend the shelf life of the muffins beyond 4 days, refrigeration is an option. Simply transfer the muffins to an airtight container and place them in the refrigerator. However, it is important to note that refrigeration may slightly alter the flavor and texture of the muffins.

  • Cuisine: American
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: 6 people

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