Chai Coffee Cake Muffins

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Chai Coffee Cake Muffins

Chai Coffee Cake Muffins

Chai Coffee Cake Muffins – A flavorful spin on a classic breakfast favorite. Coffee cake muffins flavored with chai spices and topped with a delicious crumb topping!

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For my second recipe this week, I decided to make chai coffee cake muffins! Now, these little bite-sized breakfast treats are a fun cross between a chai tea latte and coffee cake.  They have all of the flavors that a chai tea latte has but with the streusel crumb topping of a coffee cake!

Make sure to check out my other recipes from Brunch Week this year – Everything Bagel Dip and Sparkling Lavender Lemonade.

Chai Coffee Cake

Now, these muffins don’t use any chai tea leaves in them, they are made with just chai spices.  It may look like a long list of spices in the recipe but they are all probably in your pantry already or can be skipped if you don’t have 1-2.  You can also make these muffins ahead of time for brunch.  I usually make them the day before and just warm them up right before serving.

Coffee Cake Muffins

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Yield: 12 muffins

Chai Coffee Cake Muffins

Chai Coffee Cake Muffins

Chai Coffee Cake Muffins - A flavorful spin on a classic breakfast favorite. Coffee cake muffins flavored with chai spices and topped with a delicious crumb topping!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

Chai Muffins

  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup butter (melted)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Crumb Topping

  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter (melted)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and spices. Stir until combined.
  3. Add in buttermilk, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla extract, mixing until well combined.
  4. Transfer muffin batter into the paper liners, filling each about 1/2 way.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, combine the ingredients for the crumb topping and mix until crumbly.
  6. Sprinkle the crumb topping onto each muffin before placing into the oven to bake for about 16-18 minutes or until you can place a toothpick in and it comes back dry.
  7. Transfer to a cooling rack and then serve.

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