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These cappuccino coffee cake muffins are the perfect way to start your morning! A twist on a classic coffee cake recipe, these muffins have a crumble toppings and cappuccino icing drizzled on top. These make the perfect quick breakfast or a baked good to bring to a friend or neighbor.

Cappuccino Coffee Cake Muffins


  • Author: Madison Wetherill
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 20-22 min
  • Total Time: -26183499.9 minute
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x
  • Category: Muffins
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These cappuccino coffee cake muffins are the perfect way to start your morning! A twist on a classic coffee cake recipe, these muffins have a crumble toppings and cappuccino icing drizzled on top. These make the perfect quick breakfast or a baked good to bring to a friend or neighbor.


Ingredients

Cappuccino Coffee Cake Muffins

  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp?baking powder
  • 1 tsp?instant espresso coffee
  • 1?tsp cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

Crumb Topping

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup + 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon rolled oats

Cappuccino Icing

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons instant espresso coffee

Instructions

Muffin Batter

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a muffin pan with 12 cupcake liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together?dry ingredients for muffins
  3. In a large glass measuring cup or small bowl, combine wet ingredients.
  4. Gradually pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients bowl and gently whisk until incorporated.

For the crumble topping:

  1. In a medium bowl, pour in flour, brown sugar and oats. Stir ingredients together.
  2. Pour in melted butter and stir ingredients together. Break up larger chunks of the crumble topping.

For the icing:

  1. Using a hand mixer, whisk softened butter.
  2. Add 1 cup of powdered sugar and cream together.
  3. Add 1/4 cup of heavy cream and the espresso coffee.
  4. Add?remaining powdered sugar and heavy cream.
  5. Taste icing. If bitter from coffee, add a bit more powdered sugar (1/4 cup at at time).
  6. Icing should be thin to be able to pour over muffins as a glaze.

Assemble Muffins

  1. Pour muffin batter into lined muffin pan about 1/2 way full.
  2. Sprinkle crumble topping on top of batter.
  3. Bake for 20-22 minutes until muffin springs back when touched.
  4. While the muffins are cooling, use a spoon to drizzle cappuccino icing over the muffins.

Notes

You can replace the espresso with cinnamon in the muffin mix and simply omit in the icing recipe for a caffeine-free version of this muffin recipe.

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