Cinnamon Streusel muffins

Breakfast is always a struggle for me.  I get tired of eating the same old things every day and often look for ways to change things up.  As a homeschooling mom, I can’t do cereal.  My kids eat it, and in an hour they are begging me for lunch. So…we often end up eating muffins and bacon or sausage.

One thing I have learned….when you toss a little struesel on top of your muffins, they go from good to scrumptious in a flash!  These cinnamon streusel muffins were a hit!

Here is what you need:

For the Muffins

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  •  1 egg

For the Streusel Topping

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

 

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Dump your muffin ingredients in a bowl and mix on medium speed.  Blend well.

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Grease your muffin pan and fill about 2/3 full. This only made 9 muffins.

20130908-190609.jpgMix your streusel ingredients in a bowl.  This needs to be a dry mixture.  If it seems too moist, add a teaspoon of flour at a time until it crumbles easily.  If it is too sticky, it will sink to the bottom of your muffins!

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Sprinkle a generous amount on top of each muffin.

20130908-190647.jpgBake on 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

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Gently remove and let cool.

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