11 Streusel Muffin Recipes That Are Better Than the Bakery
Freshly baked muffins with a crumbly streusel topping are characteristic to bakeries and coffee shops everywhere — think of them as individually-portioned coffee cakes you can enjoy on the go. These bakery-style streusel muffins will become a part of your regular breakfast rotation, no matter the season. In the fall, enjoy a warm pumpkin, apple, or cinnamon streusel muffin, and in the warmer months, treat yourself to a blueberry, banana, or even mango streusel muffin. With these homemade streusel muffin recipes you'll be well on your way to opening a bake shop from your own kitchen.
Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins
These wildly popular pumpkin-apple muffins with a decadent crumb topping are the total embodiment of fall. Reviewer Joyful Heart describes them as, "Bed & Breakfast quality - moist, tender, and sweet!" If you don't have premade pumpkin pie spice, it's easy to make your own using spices you likely have on hand.
Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins
Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping
Blueberry Streusel Muffins
A simple brown sugar and cinnamon crumb topping adds warm, sweet flavor to these top-rated blueberry muffins. You'll never go back to the box mix: "I made these for brunch today and they were just perfect! It was the first time I'd ever made blueberry muffins from scratch rather than out of a box and the results were phenomenal," says reviewer Chef W.
Cinnamon Streusel Orange Muffins
Mango Blueberry Muffins With Coconut Streusel
Among a plethora of fall-flavored baked goods, these summer-inspired muffins will stand out. They are filled with fresh mango and blueberries, and topped with a coconut and cinnamon-sugar topping. "Run right now (don't walk) to your kitchen and make these muffins," says reviewer Alberta Rose.
Pumpkin Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel Topping
When the temperature starts to drop and the air gets crisp, these pumpkin muffins with cinnamon streusel topping will satisfy your fall cravings. Reviewer am_Bella says, "My kids love when I add some mini chocolate chips or some sweetened cream cheese to the centre of the muffin."
Moist Banana Streusel Muffins
These banana streusel muffins have a healthy secret: They're made with fiber-rich whole-wheat flour instead of all-purpose. Make them in large batches and freeze for healthy breakfasts throughout the week.
Apple Streusel Bran Muffins
Skinny Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Walnut Streusel
These "skinny" muffins are made with whole-wheat flour, but that doesn't mean they're any less of a treat: "These are everything you'd want a muffin to be: moist, dense, bursting with flavor, and topped with a tasty streusel," says recipe creator Christine Skari. For an elegant presentation (and a touch of sweetness), drizzle with a simple glaze of milk mixed with powdered sugar.
Apple Strudel Muffins
These simple apple muffins are made even better with the addition of cinnamon and nutmeg to the batter in addition to the topping, as many reviewers suggest.