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Filled Coffee Cake Muffins

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

1 dozen

There’s a surprise inside these moist muffins with a crunchy topping. —Caroline Wamelink, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Filled Coffee Cake Muffins Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, combine the coffee, oil and egg. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Fill paper-lined muffin cups half full. Drop 1 teaspoon preserves into center of each muffin; cover with remaining batter. In a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and cinnamon; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in walnuts. Sprinkle over tops.
  3. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in muffin comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 237 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 177mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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