Coffee Cake Muffins

Grab one on the go or make a batch for brunch.  These coffee cake muffins are great any time of day!

 
 

Directions

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1.  Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and prepare 12 muffin cups with paper liners.


   

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2.  In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. 

  

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3.  In another large bowl, combine the milk, oil, and egg.

 

      

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4.  Stir the dry ingredients into the wet mixture until just combined and moist. 

      

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5.  Fold in applesauce and stir.

      

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6.  Fill the paper-lined muffin cups halfway. 

        

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7.  In a small bowl, combine butter, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and chopped pecans.

  

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8.  Use a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  

 
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9.  Sprinkle topping evenly over the muffin batter and bake for 18 minutes. 

 

    

 

 
Yield: 12 Muffins

Coffee Cake Muffins With Pecan Crumble

prep time: 15 minscook time: 18 minstotal time: 33 mins

Grab one on the go or make a batch for brunch.  These coffee cake muffins are great any time of day!

ingredients:

For the Muffins:
  • 1½ cups flour

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 1 ½  teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup milk

  • ⅓ cup canola oil

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup applesauce

For the Topping:
  • ¼ cup flour

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

  • 3 tablespoons cold butter, cut into small cubes

  • ¼ cup chopped pecans

instructions:

For the Muffins:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and prepare 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. 

  3. In another large bowl, combine the milk, oil, and egg.

  4. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet mixture until just combined and moist.  

  5. Fold in applesauce and stir.

  6. Fill the paper-lined muffin cups halfway. 

For the Topping:
  1. In a small bowl, combine butter, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and chopped pecans.

  2. Use a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Finishing the Muffins:
  1. Sprinkle topping evenly over the muffin batter and bake for 18 minutes. 

NOTES:

You can use another type of nut such as walnut or almond...whatever your preference.  Or...no nuts at all :)