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Almond Butter Coffee Cake Muffins

The holidays just got healthier! These Coffee Cake Muffins are made moist with the help of almond butter and made delicious by the addition of cappuccino powder. Huge thanks to Hills Bros for sponsoring this post! Thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own.

The holidays just got healthier! These Coffee Cake Muffins are made moist with the help of almond butter and made delicious by the addition of coffee.

The countdown to Christmas has begun, and it’s safe to say that my winter-time inclination towards eating as much as a soon-to-be hibernating bear are in full force. Namely in the form of sweets (which, knowing me, should come as no surprise.)

But that just means I’ve got to be creative with the ways I pack in all the things required to be a functioning human. You know, the caffeine, the protein, the important stuff.

So I created a muffin recipe that can do just that! These Coffee Cake Muffins are laced with Hills Bros Cappuccino Mix and held together by the healthy fat superpowers of almond butter! Which means it’s great for Christmas breakfast, everyday kind of snacks, or when the pre-hibernation-bear cravings hit.

The holidays just got healthier! These Coffee Cake Muffins are made moist with the help of almond butter and made delicious by the addition of coffee.The holidays just got healthier! These Coffee Cake Muffins are made moist with the help of almond butter and made delicious by the addition of coffee.The holidays just got healthier! These Coffee Cake Muffins are made moist with the help of almond butter and made delicious by the addition of coffee.The holidays just got healthier! These Coffee Cake Muffins are made moist with the help of almond butter and made delicious by the addition of coffee.

The holidays just got healthier! These Coffee Cake Muffins are made moist with the help of almond butter and made delicious by the addition of coffee.
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Almond Butter Coffee Cake Muffins

These Coffee Cake Muffins are made moist with the help of almond butter and made delicious by the addition of cappuccino powder. 

Course Baked Goods, Breakfasts, Snacks
Diet Vegetarian
Occasion Birthdays, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day
Time 30 minutes or less
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 244 kcal
Author Live Eat Learn

Ingredients

Batter

  • ¼ cup Hills Bros Cappuccino Mix 30 g
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 180 g
  • ¼ cup brown sugar 75 g
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup milk (any variety) 177 mL
  • cup almond butter 85 g
  • 2 large eggs

Crumb Topping

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour 30 g
  • ¼ cup brown sugar 50 g
  • ¼ cup white sugar 50 g
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup butter, room temperature 112 g

Icing (Optional)

  • ¾ cup powdered sugar 60 g
  • 2 Tbsp milk (any variety) 30 mL

Instructions

  1. Crumb: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C). Make the topping by mixing together all “Crumb Topping” ingredients together until crumbly.
  2. Dries: Combine cappuccino mix, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Wets: To a separate large bowl, whisk together the milk, almond butter, and eggs. Use a rubber spatula to gently fold the flour mixture into the milk mixture, stirring just until most of the flour is dampened (the batter should not be smooth).
  4. Bake: Pour into greased or paper-lined muffin tins so wells are about ¾ full (I like to use an ice cream scoop to prevent a mess). Generously sprinkle crumb topping onto each muffin, lightly pressing it into the batter. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  5. Glaze: Meanwhile, optionally stir to combine powdered sugar and milk to make a simple glaze, drizzling over the top of each muffin once slightly cooled off.
Nutrition Facts
Almond Butter Coffee Cake Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 244 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 163mg 7%
Potassium 142mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 26g
Protein 4g 8%
Calcium 7%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Thanks again to Hills Bros for sponsoring this post! 

Comments (2)

  1. Anouk says:

    This looks amazing! I’ll definitely make these some time (do you have some of the cappuccino mix for me? :D)

    1. Sarah says:

      Ugly christmas sweater muffin-making sleepover?! Also, yes I sure do!! 😀

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