Raisin Spice Coffeecake Muffins

Lynn Socko


The original recipe was from a 1942 Good Housekeeping Cookbook. I changed a few things, added a few things and made this Coffeecake into muffins. It's a delicious treat to go with your morning coffee, or great for just a snack.


★★★★★ 2 votes

12 muffins
10 Min
20 Min


  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    coarse sea salt
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    apple butter
  • 1/2 c
    shortening, butter flavored
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 2
  • 3/4 c

  • 1/4 c
    butter, cold
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    chopped walnuts

How to Make Raisin Spice Coffeecake Muffins


  1. STREUSEL TOPPING: mix brown sugar, panko crumbs and walnuts together in a bowl. Cut in butter to make a crumbly topping. Sit aside.
  2. MIX TOGETHER: flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, then add and mix in brown sugar.
  3. CUT IN: shortening and apple butter
  4. ADD: Raisins and 1/2 c chopped walnuts
  5. COMBINE: eggs and milk. Stir together JUST until mixed. Using an ice cream scoop, put heaping scoops into muffin tins sprayed with Baker's Joy.
  6. Sprinkle a small amount of crumb topping on top of muffins. Bake 350° for about 18-22 min. Time will var from oven to oven. A toothpick inserted in the middle should come out clean when muffins are done.

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About Raisin Spice Coffeecake Muffins

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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