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crunchy-topped cinnamon muffins

Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

These crunchy topped muffins are great with coffee or tea.

yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For crunchy-topped cinnamon muffins

  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2/3 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts (or pecans), chopped
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c

How To Make crunchy-topped cinnamon muffins

  • 1
    Mix together flour, brown sugar, salt, 1 tsp. cinnamon and ginger in a large bowl. Add butter and mix with a fork until crumbly. Remove 2/3 cup of the mixture to a small bowl.
  • 2
    Add walnuts and 1 tsp. cinnamon to the small bowl and mix. Set aside to use for topping.
  • 3
    Combine the baking powder and baking soda to the butter mixture in the larger bowl and stir until just blended. Add the egg and buttermilk and stir until just combined.
  • 4
    Scoop batter into muffin tin about 2/3 full. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the muffins. Bake at 375 degrees for 17-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool the muffins in the pan for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Cool completely.

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