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Coffee Cake Cupcakes

Coffee Cake Cupcakes Recipe

Lil' Luna
Coffee Cake Cupcakes with Brown Butter Glaze - YUM! The perfect breakfast treat!! Soft, moist coffee cake in cupcake form with a brown sugar streusel and glaze.
4.25 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 384 kcal



  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup pecans finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp butter melted


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter cold and cut into small pieces
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp vanilla



  • Preheat the oven to 325. Line 12 muffins cups with paper liners. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and pecans. Add the melted butter and mix until combined. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Cut in the butter using a pastry blender or two knives, until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl or a measuring cup, whisk together the eggs, greek yogurt, and vanilla. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Scoop one tablespoon of batter into each of the muffin cups. Sprinkle about a teaspoon of the streusel mixture over the batter, then top with remaining batter. Sprinkle the tops of the cupcakes with the remaining streusel. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cupcake comes out clean. Remove and let cool.
  • While the cupcakes are cooling, add the tablespoon of butter to a small skillet and cook over medium low heat until lightly browned and fragrant. (Watch carefully so that it does not burn.) Add the powdered sugar to a medium bowl and add the brown butter. Whisk to combine. Whisk in the vanilla and add milk until the glaze is a thick honey consistency. Drizzle over the cooled cupcakes.


Calories: 384kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 5gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 201mgPotassium: 183mgFiber: 1gSugar: 36gVitamin A: 340IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 79mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword Coffee Cake Cupcakes
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