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Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins

These Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins are a delicious breakfast or dessert with a cinnamon crumb topping and sweet glaze. 

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins

Coffee cake is one of my favorite breakfast foods. These baked goods are soft and have streusel on top. This crumbly topping is nutty and a little crunchy.

Did you know you can make muffins with sour cream? You can’t taste it and the sour cream makes the muffin super moist. 

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins Ingredients

To make this sour cream muffin recipe, you will need the following ingredients (see the recipe card below for exact amounts):

  • All-purpose flour
  • Light brown sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Eggs
  • Sour cream
  • Vegetable oil
  • Vanilla extract
  • Granulated sugar
  • Walnuts
  • Unsalted butter
  • Confectioners sugar
  • Milk

How to make muffins with sour cream

How to Make Muffins with Sour Cream

  1. Prepare the oven and muffin tin. Preheat oven to 350°. Place liners into muffin tin and spray with non stick spray.
  2. Make the muffin batter. In a large mixing bowl, add flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt and mix together with a spoon. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, then add the sour cream, vegetable oil and vanilla extract. Add the egg mixture to the dry mixture and combine but do not over mix.
  3. Make the streusel topping. In a medium bowl, mix the granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, flour and walnuts together. Pour the butter over the mixture and mix. It should form a crumbly mixture.
  4. Bake the muffins. Spoon muffin mix into liners two-thirds full. Place a couple of spoons of crumb topping on the tops of each muffin. Press down slightly. Add topping evenly till it is all used. Place muffins in the oven and bake for 25 minutes. Insert a toothpick into the middle. If it comes out clean, they are done. If it doesn’t come out clean, you may need to bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  5. Make the glaze. In a small bowl mix confectioners sugar, vanilla and milk together. Should be runny consistency.
  6. Serve and enjoy! Remove muffins from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. When cooled, pour icing over the tops.

Sour Cream Muffins

How Many Muffins Does This Recipe Make?

You can make this recipe in either a large muffin tray or a regular muffin tray. If you use a large tray, this recipe will make 9 large muffins. If you use a regular pan, this recipe will make 12 regular size muffins.

Coffee Cake Muffins

How to Serve Muffins

I love to eat muffins for breakfast, with a big cup of coffee or glass of milk. 

They are perfect to eat as is, but feel free to add a slab of warm butter. 

6 Muffins with Cinnamon Crumb Topping on a cooling rack

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins

Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

These Sour Cream Coffee Cake Muffins are a delicious breakfast or dessert with a cinnamon crumb topping and sweet glaze. 

Ingredients

For the Muffins:

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Crumb Topping:

  • 4 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted

For the Glaze:

  • ¼ cup confectioners sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place liners into muffin tin and spray with non stick spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt and mix together with a spoon.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, then add the sour cream, vegetable oil and vanilla extract.
  4. Add the egg mixture to the dry mixture and combine but do not over mix.
  5. Spoon muffin mix into liners two-thirds full.
  6. In a medium bowl, mix the granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, flour and walnuts together. Pour the butter over the mixture and mix. It should form a crumbly mixture.
  7. Place a couple of spoons of crumb topping on the tops of each muffin. Press down slightly. Add topping evenly till it is all used.
  8. Place muffins in the oven and bake for 25 minutes. Insert a toothpick into the middle. If it comes out clean, they are done. If it doesn’t come out clean, you may need to bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  9. While muffins are baking, make the glaze. In a small bowl mix confectioners sugar, vanilla and milk together. Should be runny consistency.
  10. Remove muffins from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. When cooled, pour icing over the tops.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 302Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 194mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 1gSugar: 18gProtein: 5g

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