Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!

These cinnamon sugar crusted coffee cake muffins are one of my favorite weekend treats, and probably my most requested. I first found the recipe on Tasty Kitchen and knew I had to make it. Anything that claims to taste like a doughnut is welcome for breakfast at my house.

The morning I finally baked them up, I liked them even more than I thought I would. They had this faint crunch and grit from the sugar crystals on the outside, and on the inside, this old fashioned doughnut flavor–warm and gently spicy and just dense enough to really sink my teeth into.

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!

I made them a half dozen more times over the next few months for friends and family and tweaked the recipe just  a bit here and there. They were instantly everyone’s favorite muffin, and my favorite to make, too, because the batter was a cinch to whip up. The key, though, was eating them warm. That’s when they taste their best, when they’re softest and moistest. So I’d highly recommend making and serving them fresh and warm.

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!

If you want to limit the amount of butter and sugar overall, you could easily brush it on with a pastry brush (and maybe limit the butter to the top of the muffin) and use your hands to sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar on the tops only!

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!

Make a batch this weekend for friends, family, yourself…anyone you love–they’re always a huge hit!

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins

These taste just like an old-fashioned doughnut with cinnamon and sugar. Be prepared to make more immediately because they'll be gone in no time. .
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnamon muffin recipe, coffee cake muffin recipe, sugar crusted muffin recipe
Servings: 12 Muffins
Calories: 224kcal


  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk

For the Cinnamon Sugar Topping:

  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350º F. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  • In a separate large bowl, whisk together the oil, sugar, egg and milk.
  • Add the flour mixture to the oil and milk mixture and stir just until combined.
  • Coat a standard 12-cup muffin pan well with nonstick cooking spray and divide the batter evenly among the cups.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of one muffin comes out clean.
  • Run a knife around the sides of each of the muffins and shake them out of the pan while still hot. Place them on a wire rack while you assemble your toppings.
  • In a small, shallow bowl, melt the butter.
  • In another small, shallow bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon.
  • Dip each muffin first in the butter, then into the cinnamon-sugar, swirling to coat all sides. Let cool for a few minutes on a wire rack so that the butter and sugar can harden slightly before serving.


Recipe adapted from Tasty Kitchen
These are best when eaten warm, fresh from the oven, but consuming them at any point on the day you make them is just as lovely.
If you want to limit the amount of butter and sugar overall, you could easily brush it on with a pastry brush (and maybe limit the butter to the top of the muffin) and use your hands to sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar on the tops only!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg

Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins! 220 per muffin and they taste JUST like an old fashioned donut rolled in cinnamon sugar!



192 thoughts on “Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake Muffins

  1. Shanna, like Banana

    So I suppose I shouldn’t have said to my own “Nana”, “Grandma, you’re not fat, you’re just fluffy!” Err, yeah

    I love a good ol’ fashion donut — this reminds me of going to the fair. I think if I scratch my computer screen, I might be able to smell them!

    1. sue

      just found your recipe and not being a cook or very intrested in cooking, I decided to make these. They turned out perfectly and hubby thoroughly enjoyed them. Even got the conversions right for Australian cooking!
      I am over the moon!

  2. Amy @ Second City Randomness

    Those look soooo good! Reminds me of when I was little- when we had days off of school in the winter for bad weather, it was a baking day and we’d make donuts that looked eerily similar… yet these are probably a bit healthier for you (being as how they’re not fried…)

      1. Karen

        How do you get such a nice shape to your muffins….mine always are flat on the top….yours are ….almost….almost…too pretty to eat!

      1. admin

        Hey Sue,

        You know, I honestly have no idea and I’m wondering if it was just an error in my preparation that made them pop up like that in the middle. I wish I could replicate it every time!


  3. Tina

    I either love you or hate you for posting those because I have a serious donut hankering right now. LOL

    I can never get over how great a writer you are. I know I say it every time but your words just leap off the page.

  4. Ana (AnActiveAdventure)

    Those look soo good! You make everything and anything look so darn good. I tried your sugar cookie recipe last weekend but my cookies certainly did not come close to the batch you made. Yours were perfect mine were not, haha. Baking is definitely an art that you have mastered!

  5. homecookedem

    Cake donut muffins!!!!! These look so “nummy.” Andrew has a few things he is willing to “cheat on” that aren’t gluten free and cake donuts are one of them. I better not make these or else both of us will be sorry!! ;)

    1. Joyce

      No way would I cheat and go off my GF diet, but I sure am going to give these a try with a GF flour blend!

  6. Angela

    Those muffins look so yummy. I haven’t had a donut in ages. They remind me of being at the beach. When I used to nanny, donut Saturday was one day of the week I really relished.

  7. caronae

    These. Are. Too. Cute. Almost too cute — but note that I said almost. I would never say no to anything in muffin shape. I’m not a huge donut person but in muffin form; that’s a whole different ball game. And the cinnamon sugar — I love how inviting it is. It says “look how nice my outside is — but wait! — my insides are nice too.”

    I totally think you could have gotten away with a few “noms”, “nummys”, and pictures in this post. :)

  8. runrantrealize

    I have been dreaming about these since I saw this post. Literally. The only thing holding me back at the moment is that I’m out of eggs. I may have to run across the street for some. In fact, it might be a life or death situation.

    I just discovered your blog two days ago, and I’m already completely, totally, and unabashedly in love.

    1. Can You Stay for Dinner

      I hope you know that your comment made me smile as big as can be. And that’s pretty big, because I have an enormous mouth. Thank you for your kindness. I hope you do make the muffins. You’ll die and go to heaven.

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    1. Can You Stay for Dinner

      Hi Lisa!

      Here you go! Hope you enjoy them if you decide to bake!

      Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Muffins (1/ 12th of the recipe): *Calories* 236.0 *Total Fat* 10.6 g Saturated Fat 3.1 g Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g Monounsaturated Fat 4.9 g *Cholesterol* 28.8 mg *Sodium* 12.8 mg * Potassium* 49.0 mg *Total Carbohydrate* 32.7 g Dietary Fiber 0.5 g Sugars 18.8 g *Protein* 3.0 g

      Pumpkin Whoopie Pies: For a total of 20 small whoopie pies, 1 whoopie pie equals: *Calories* 417.7 *Total Fat* 20.3 g Saturated Fat 6.4 g Polyunsaturated Fat 3.7 g Monounsaturated Fat 9.1 g *Cholesterol* 46.1 mg *Sodium* 51.7 mg *Potassium* 193.4 mg *Total Carbohydrate* 64.9 g Dietary Fiber 1.6 g Sugars 48.2 g *Protein* 3.9 g

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  11. Ruta

    I saw this recipe and tried it out immediately. I love it when I have every single ingredient needed!
    Anyway, the muffins turned out to be pretty good.. my only problem was that i doubled the recipe and it ended up being a little too eggy for my taste.
    Besides that, delicious!

    1. Can You Stay for Dinner

      Hey Nadia! You’re right- there isn’t any coffee in the recipe, but I guess I’m referring simply to the traditional coffeecake flavor that these mock- that slightly nutty, deep and roasted flavor. Many coffeecake recipes I’ve come across don’t even call for coffee. Though, on second thought, adding coffee or espresso powder could be delicious!

      1. Lydia

        I think the coffee refers to the coffee you drink while enjoying the cake, muffin, or donut. Wish I had a muffine right now!!!!

  12. Samia

    I just found your blog yesterday and fell in love with it. I made these muffins today and they are absolutely delicious. Thanks for providing the calories too. :)

  13. David

    There’s a bakery in the Kansas City area called The Clock Tower Bakery that sells bakes muffins just like these and they are wonderful. Just made them for my kids for a Sunday morning breakfast and they were great!

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  15. Jenn D

    Just made these and I used whole wheat flour. Yum Yum!
    Thank you for your recipe! Sinfully delicious!

  16. Dana

    I’m making these again for the second time. I add jelly to mine though! Pour half the batter in then scoop a bit of jelly in then cover with more batter… it’s delicious!
    and more donut-like

  17. Tonya Hurley

    A friend sent me to this link. I LOVE LOVE LOVE your writing and I’m gonna “attempt” the muffins…..Wish me luck :)

  18. Kim

    Hello, please consider using smaller images.

    Reading a single recipe blows my browser’s memory usage up about one fourth of my system’s total installed memory.

    This is because you do not use any thumbnails on the page.

    So, the whole 10 megapixel monster is always downloaded for each and every picture.

    It completely destroys my girlfriend’s experience with your site. She says she likes it a lot, but just can’t use it due to this.

  19. Rachel

    I mentally bookmarked this recipe awhile back and finally tried it out this morning. These are so fantastic, delicate, rich, “yummy-in-our-tummy” delicious. What I loved even more is how simple they were to make, and a great opportunity to get my daughter in the kitchen to help.

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  22. John Madden

    Stumbled on this recipe at about 8 this morning. By 11 there was a batch of muffins cooling in my kitchen. Well and truly delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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  25. Michelle

    oh my mouth is watering looking at those pics and reading the recipe …. I wish I had a magic wand to have one on a plate beside me now :O) Must add to my “list of things to make very soon” list :O)

  26. Stacey

    OMG! I made these last night for a small get together. (Though, I made them mini-fied so I got 24.)





    I’ve renamed, though. Among the people I served them to, they will now be called Buttery Balls of Goodness.

  27. Tanya Jones

    These look so fantastic! I need to make them. I only have whole wheat flour, do you think I could make them with whole wheat flour? Or would that destroy the recipe?

  28. Martina

    So its the night before thanksgiving and i’m 11 weeks prego so i decide to make these….smh they are amzingly AHHHHMAZINGGGGGG! I will be making these every week for the next 6 months and years after with my child :)

    Thank you soooo much for this sinful recipe!!!

  29. athycai

    do people know that coffee cake is called that because it’s a breakfast cake you drink with your coffee? (like you would a donut) there is no – never has been ‘coffee’ in coffee cake. made me chuckle tho’ – this recipe looks amazing!

  30. Nancy Rickhoff

    I just put all the ingredients for these muffins in my bread machine. Baked it for an hour. When it came out I brushed some melted butter over it and sprinkled it wth cinnamon and sugar. REALLY easy and delicious!

  31. Abby

    Hey Andie! first off… i just found your blog last week and stayed awake to read ALL of it. literally. all. the royal all. haha

    secondly, i made these muffins tonight and zomg they’re amazing. i added vanilla extract to the batter for flavor boost and i think I’m gonna add orange zest to the batter and less cinnamon to the sugar mix next time cuz the sweetness… oh the sweetness. it’s TASTY but without milk it kind of punches you in the face… ever so sweetly haha.

    thirdly, you are a HUGE inspiration! HUGE. HOOOGE. and i’m giving you a mental hug over wifi right now. *wifi huuug* i’m on my journey to lose 100+ lbs at 25 and i’m scared as hell but knowing that you struggled but GOT there is an amazing inspiration. you’re amazing

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  33. Nicki

    I just found your website from a friend on facebook. The muffin recipe looks good, however where is the calorie count someone said thank you for. I dont see it.

    1. admin

      Hi Nicki,

      Sorry, I don’t have the nutrition information for all of my recipes.

      I appreciate you being here :)


  34. kelly

    Love the muffins! Love the blog! I found you when searching for ‘coffee cake muffins’ and these fit the bill. I modified them to vegan and low-fat and it still brings back memories of cinnamon toast and tea with Mom. Will be back for more and sending my friends!

  35. Jan

    Found this recipe on pinterest, wanted to come to the source of the recipe..printed it out and will be in the oven for when the grandkids come over in the morning. :)

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  37. Heather

    Thank you for posting this!!!! About 10 years ago I belonged to a recipe club that like once a month I would get sent 6 recipe cards and this was one of the cards I had, I made this so much that I could have made it by memory and in fact did start making it from memory and I thought I had put the card away and didn’t think about it again, so came the time that I stopped making it for a while and realized that I had forgot a few things that were in the recipe so I went to find the card to make this one Sunday morning and couldn’t find it. COMPLETELY freaked out and tore my entire kitchen apart and then proceeded to tear the rest of the house apart when I couldn’t find it in the kitchen. Nope….didn’t work. Well crap guess that’s a recipe I will have to cry about not having any more. After a few years I decided to try and find it on the internet. Found ones that were close but were definitely not the right ones. So I decided to forget about it. Then this morning about 7 years(I know it’s been that long because my oldest is 6 and I’ve been missing it since before he was born) after losing the recipe I decided well what the heck I should try and find it. And the first link I click on is yours and………I FOUND IT!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU…..*runs to get pen and paper so I never lose the recipe again.* Making this in T- 3 minutes, as soon as I hit enter on the post comment button and put my laptop down. ;)

  38. Angie

    Oh my cow! These were sooooo good! I made a double batch for Sunday morning church and they went fast! Thank you!

  39. natasha

    I made thse donughuts and they were awesome! Would not change a thing about this recipe. The kids couldn’t stop eating them!

  40. Nicole

    I’m so excited to make these. They look amazing! I just want to make sure I have the measurements correct. Is it 1 and 3/4 cup flour and 1 and 1/2 tsp baking powder? Or just 3/4 cup flour and 1/2 tsp baking powder? I know it’s a stupid question, but I would love to enjoy these the first time and not have to re-make them.

    Thank you!!!

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  42. Grace

    For some reason your website is very difficult to navigate while scrolling down, it does not do so smoothly. I believe it’s because of your locked side panels of the page.

    However this recipe was great. I ended up printing it out so I can make again next time.

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    1. Tamara

      Andie posted the calories and other nutrition info in an earlier comment; here you go!

      Cinnamon Sugar Crusted Muffins (1/ 12th of the recipe): *Calories* 236.0 *Total Fat* 10.6 g Saturated Fat 3.1 g Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g Monounsaturated Fat 4.9 g *Cholesterol* 28.8 mg *Sodium* 12.8 mg * Potassium* 49.0 mg *Total Carbohydrate* 32.7 g Dietary Fiber 0.5 g Sugars 18.8 g *Protein* 3.0 g

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  45. Debbie

    Oh I’m so glad I found these again! I made them a few months ago and they were great! They even looked puffy like these which never happens with my muffins. I won’t forget them this time!!

  46. Mandy

    Tip: Make them in a mini muffin tin! Almost like doughnut holes! I baked the mini’s for 12 minutes and they turned out wonderfully!

  47. Carolyn

    We call these Dirt Bombs in our house. I’m not sure where that name comes from, and it certainly doesn’t do these heavenly morsels justice. They are such a subtly decadent and wonderful treat that I have to give some away when I make them. I just can’t be held responsible!

    Anyway, my mother-in-law turned me on to your blog this week and I think I’ve read almost every post. I went to school in Amherst’s neighboring town of south hadley, so I feel like we should naturally be friends. On a more important level, I’m a think-about-cooking-baking-and-eating-almost-every-minute-of-the-day kind of girl, too, so based on that we should probably be sisters. Your writing has great voice, and your story comes alive on the page errr…screen. I look forward to reading it every day, and can’t wait to see what you’ll make next. Keep rocking the blog, sister. You’ve found your niche!

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  49. Karyl

    Just made these and they came out absolutely wonderful! I omitted the nutmeg since I was out, and I just added more cinnamon and sugar and they came out PERFECT! Thanks for the awesome recipe!

  50. Katy

    I just came across this on pinterest while looking for something to cook my 3yo for breakfast. We have a sweet treat in the am every now and then ;). I can’t wait to try these with a nice cup of coffee!!

  51. Melissa

    I made these over the weekend and they were so divine. They were super easy and quick to put together. I made a double batch and put some in the freezer although I am sure they will not last long. I also made them is mini muffin pan which my kids love. Thanks for the great recipe :)

  52. Vicki B

    I just made three batches of these using my mini-muffin pan so they’re bite size, like donut holes, and they’re disastrously delicious! Thanks for the amazing recipe, I’m thinking they’ll be the big hit tomorrow at our church breakfast, thanks again!!!

  53. Lakesha

    Oh my GOODNESS!!!! I just made these and they are sooooo deliciously good. My kids and their friends loved them :) I told myself that i would only eat one but that was a joke lol. Thanks for posting this recipe. Guess who’s #1 baker at school this year :)

  54. Angie

    I’ve made these 3 times already and they disappear like magic. Very delicious and very easy, and the kids can help with the rolling in sugar/cinnamon. Thanks for this recipe.

  55. Toni

    I want to try these in my min muffin pans. Any idea how long I would bake these if I use the mini muffin size? Thanks for this great recipe

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  57. T-Ann

    How long will they stay fresh in a ziploc or airtight container? And how many will this make should I choose to use a mini muffin pan?

  58. Darlene

    These were great! I ate three the first day and kept wanting more. A donut? Not really. Great cinnamonny muffin, with a great crumb. Not too light, not too dense. I will be making these again

  59. Nikki

    Super fab! I did make some alterations nothing serious but I am TRYING to watch what I eat so I did not use whole milk I used 1/2%, I cut the sugar in the muffins by 1/4cup, I added vanilla, and cut the butter to dip them in by about 2tablespoons. If you just lightly dip the top and bottom in the butter while they are hot the sugar sticks to it everywhere. These were great! My husband loved it and we agreed it was like christmas morning.

  60. Susan

    I made a double batch of these muffins on Wednesday. My sons and their friends loved them. Today is Sunday, and my second double batch is in the oven now. I love a recipe that is quick, easy, and requires only on-hand ingredients. I think I’ll make these again for my Halloween open house. Thanks!

  61. Cinnamom Vogue

    My goodness this looks fantastic. We are going to make this for our staff. Of course we will use our Ceylon Cinnamon Sugar for this experiment plus some freshly ground Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks. Will post pictures in our blog in a few weeks. But don’t if we can match this level of baking skill though. And photography was lovely. Thanks for sharing.

  62. Fiona

    OMG! Just made these, here in little old new zealand…and they are divine!!!! Yum, thank you, thank you thank you!!!!!! :)

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  64. Sheridan

    I’ve made this many times, and they always turn out wonderful. They are light and sugary and just perfect. Of course the butter helps too. However I just finished a batch-and they came out flat. There was absolutely no round top to them at all. Does anyone have an idea as to why this happened? Could it be a problem with the stove or possibly not measuring setting correctly? I really do love these though!

  65. Lyndsay

    These muffins are to die for. Just made some this morning for my son and I paired with a nice hot cup of apple cider-AMAZEBALLS!!!!!

    Great job Angie-really love your blog!!!

  66. Emily

    Just thought I’d drop by and let you know these are one of my favorite “Go To” muffins for brunches and breakfast parties. I made a batch tonight with 1/2 C pumpkin and 1/4 C milk to replace the 3/4 C milk, and holy moly….

  67. angie

    Made them this morning…what a great Sunday morning brunch-y item! Quick easy and came out perfect by just following the recipe. Very tasty…big big thumbs up.

  68. Tara

    Hi, do you have nutrition info (fat, carbs, protein, fiber) available for your fabulous recipes? I’m doing weight watchers and would really LOVE to be able to calculate the points for your recipes…thanks!!! :D

  69. Lyn

    I came across your website and saw this recipe, went home last night and made it.
    OMG!!!! it came out perfectly and it’s so sinfully good. This is definitely a keeper.

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  71. Kristin

    I literally just made these and scarfed 3 muffins down. My kids are currently gobbling them up. This was so incredibly easy to make. There’s a lot of sugar so this will be a recipe I use for special occasions. But wow, these are just so delicious!! Moist sugary cinnamony goodness! Thanks for the recipe! My kids thank you too!

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  73. Evelyn

    WOW! My daughter and I just made these yummy little donuts and they were incredible. I teach a kindergarten cooking class and will be making these with them because they are so easy to make!!!! Thanks
    for sharing a little bit of heaven with us!!!

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  77. Priscilla

    I’m going to try these out tonight, but with whole wheat flour and applesauce instead of oil.

    Hope it works out!

  78. Claudine

    I am always looking for simple receipes to try with my 8yr old daughter and I found this and tried it tonight, the whole family loved it, thanks

  79. Lisa

    My hubby is feeling under the weather this weekend, so I decided to make him a special treat for breakfast- these are in the over now! It’s impossible to beast warm cinnamon sugar and butter! Thanks for a great recipe! Happy Sunday!(I hope he gets to feeling better, he’s like a bear with a sore paw right now :-))

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  82. Amanda

    I made theses for my kids before school this week and they were a huge hit. They asked when I was going to make them again before they were done eating! Thank you for such an easy yummy breakfast. Can’t wait to try more of your recipes.

    1. admin

      Hey Paige,
      Don’t be intimidated! This is fairly easy and I’m sure you’ll be just fine.

      Thanks for your note :)


  83. Lynn

    I picked up a heart-shaped silicone muffin pan at Target a week or two ago, with the intent of trying to be that Mom Who Sometimes Does Cute Things On Holidays. (The “sometimes” is there to keep expectations low.) These look tasty, and simple enough to fit the bill for tomorrow morning. Ready… set… (review tomorrow)!

    1. Lynn

      … Oh. My. Yumminess. Strangely, I like them better cold. Something about the texture, and the crunch from the sugar and cinnamon… These could be fun to tinker with, too – I saw someone else commented about using pumpkin, which sounds delish. I was thinking cinnamon applesauce might be fun, too.

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  85. Sarah

    I just made these, and they are incredible! Even better when dipped in the extra melted butter (oops). Thanks so much for an awesome, quick and easy recipe!

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  87. Sayo

    Yaaayyy my first post! I adore your website and I am slowly cooking my way through it. These were so amazing. Just called a friend over to take some so I don’t eat the whole lot!

  88. Paula

    Hi Andie!
    This is a totally awesome and extremely delicious recipe! I only have a very few readers but I shared the recipe with them and linked back to you. You can see it here; I just found your blog last night, I am now following you and I LOVE everything I have read so far. You are a wonderful writer and have a great blog! Thank you for some amazing recipes!

  89. Cæcilie

    Aw, its too bad that these aren’t healthy as I actually have all the ingredients… And are eager. Ow…

  90. Katy

    I made these but in donut form and my family loved them! I got 1 out of the 12! Thanks for the great recipe!

  91. María

    I made this yesterday. They were delicious! Family loved them. They turned out just like the ones in the picture. I’ll probably make them again this afternoon since they are all gone….


    I do believe all of the ideas you’ve offered on your post. They’re really convincing and can certainly work.
    Still, the posts are very short for beginners. May you please prolong them
    a little from next time? Thanks for the post.

  93. Meg

    So I am in love with your recipes!! You are a terrific story teller and the pictures literally make me wish we were best friends and I was your food tester!
    The only thing I wish that the recipes contained was serving size and the nutritional info for that serving…..Other than that I LOVE THIS WEBSITE!! Keep up the yummy work!

    1. Andie Mitchell Post author

      Thanks so much Meg! I just calculated the nutrition information for these and added it to the bottom of the recipe. For 1 Muffin: Calories 220, Total Fat 9.2 g, Total Carbohydrate 31.5 g, Dietary Fiber 0.5 g, Sugars 17.6 g, Protein 3.1 g

  94. Pepsi Womack

    Loved, loved and loved those muffins!! They were great and I had fun dipping them in the butter and sugar! I did have to use more butter but everything’s better with it!! Lol Thanks for posting.

  95. C.Wick

    I am making these for the 2nd time! They are so great that I keep making them this weekend as well. It is an addiction. Very simple and super yummy stuff! :)

  96. Pam T

    These coffee cake muffins are delicious and turned out great, I can’t wait for my sister to try them. Thank you so much for the recipe and the great tutorial. Love, Love, Love them!

  97. joans

    I felt like baking today and since I had everything I needed for chocolate chip cookies, that’s what I made. And then I happened upon your Cinnamon-Sugar Crusted Coffee Cake DoughMuffs. Pretty nice looking. And I have everything I need. What to do? What to do?
    To be continued…

  98. Kathy

    Saw this recipe this morning and looking at the pictures I HAD to make them! Easiest recipe with every day ingredients. Absolutely scrumptious warm out of the oven. Or microwave for 15 seconds any leftovers if there are any.

  99. Taylor

    AMAZING!! thank you so much for the recipe, it was so easy to make and tastes…. I don’t have the words. I added a bit of vanilla extract to mine also and it was great.

  100. Libby

    I can’t wait to make these! I was wondering if i could heat them up before eating just so I could make them the night before??

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  102. J

    My teenage daughter had friends spending the night, so I made these for brunch along with fruit salad and yogurt. They were a major hit! I made them in mini muffin tins and they came out perfectly sized, just like donut holes. I think if they were bigger, I would worry about the cinnamon sugar making a mess, but this way they are a nice two-bite treat. Thanks for the great recipe!

  103. Elizabeth

    I made these last week and both my husband and my six year old went crazy for them. They are delicious! I wouldn’t say they’re like a donut necessarily, they’re much more a muffin. They were to die for – thank you!!

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