Coffee Cake Muffins

(from yumcat’s recipe box)

Source: RecipeThing user momx2ms

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Serves 12 people

Categories: Bread, Breakfast


  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature plus more for pans
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pans (spooned and leveled)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • confectioners' sugar, for dusting (optional)


  1. Prepare streusel topping:

  2. In a medium bowl, stir together brown sugar, flour, and salt.

  3. With a pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles large coarse crumbs; refrigerate until ready to use.

  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  5. Prepare muffins:

  6. Butter and flour a jumbo 12-cup muffin tin (or two 6-cup muffin tins).

  7. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and baking soda; set aside.

  8. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat together butter, sour cream, granulated sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy.

  9. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until well combined.

  10. . With mixer on low, beat flour mixture into butter mixture.

  11. . Divide half the batter among prepared muffin cups.

  12. .Top with half the streusel mixture, then remaining batter, and top with streusel.

  13. . Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of a muffin comes out clean.

  14. . Cool in pan 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

  15. . Dust with confectioners’ sugar, if desired.

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