coffee cake muffins

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Kimberly Kay
from Toledo, OH

A delicious muffin recipe from the Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook, 112th Edition. *To make a substitute for buttermilk, add 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice to 1 cup of milk and let stand for a few minutes; in this case, it was just half a cup, so I used half a tablespoon of lemon juice.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For coffee cake muffins

  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 3 Tbsp
    walnuts or pecans, chopped (i used pecans)
  • 1 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk* (see my notes)

How To Make coffee cake muffins

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • 2
    Grease twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups or line with paper bake cups; set aside.
  • 3
    For topping: In a small bowl, stir together the 3 tablespoons flour, brown sugar, and the 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon; cut in the 2 tablespoons butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; stir in nuts; set topping aside.
  • 4
    In a medium bowl, stir together the 1 1/2 cups flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, the 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, and salt; cut in the 1/4 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 5
    In another bowl, combine egg and buttermilk; Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture; stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy).
  • 6
    Spoon half of the batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling each one-third full.
  • 7
    Top with half of the topping, the remaining batter, and the remaining topping.
  • 8
    Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • 9
    Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  • 10
    Remove from muffin cups; serve warm.

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