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Cinnamon Streusel Muffins

Absolutely moist and delicious breakfast muffins, these cinnamon streusel muffins are not only quick to put together, they taste so good with a light hint of cinnamon and crumbly oats topping!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cinnamon Streusel Muffins
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 38 minutes
Yield: 12 mini muffins
Author: Priya Maha



  • 150 g plain flour
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 50 ml oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 80 ml milk

Cinnamon Swirl Filling

  • 6 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder

Streuse Topping

  • 50 g flour
  • 25 g oats
  • 50 g butter melted
  • 45 g brown sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder


  • Preheat oven to 170°Celsius.

Streusel Topping

  • Prepare the streusel topping. Melt butter and let it cool down.
  • Mix the oats, flour, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Add the melted butter and mix to form a crumbled mix. Set aside.


  • In a small bowl, mix the sugar and cinnamon powder for the filling and set aside.

Muffins Batter

  • To make the muffins batter, sieve flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Add brown sugar and mix with a whisk until the sugar is well incorporated into the flour. Keep aside.
  • In a separate measuring jug, meausre the oil and milk. Add the egg and beat lightly to incorporate it into the oil and milk. Pour the liquid ingredients into dry ingredients and mix briefly until the flour mixture is all moistened.
  • Scoop the muffins batter into prepared muffin cups until about half full. Spoon half teaspoon of cinnamon filling and top with muffin batter until about ⅔ full. Use a skewer to swirl the batter.
  • Sprinkle the prepared streusel topping until full.
  • Bake the muffins for 13 minutes. Increase the baking time if using larger muffin casings.
  • Remove muffins from oven and let cool to room temperature on a wire rack.


Calories: 198.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 28.5g | Protein: 2.7g | Fat: 8.4g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 23.3mg | Sodium: 108.4mg | Potassium: 60.1mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 14.1g | Vitamin A: 135.5IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 38.2mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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