Simple Cinnamon Muffins

When it’s 10 am on a Sunday, with a brunch get together at 11 am, you need to pull together something quick and delicious! These simple muffins are gently sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar and are a huge crowd pleaser. Fresh baked goods are great at making everyone think you devoted hours of time… when really these muffins take about 30 minutes to make 馃檪

These muffins have a light flavor that can be spiced up with some chocolate chips or blueberries. Or you can simply enjoy the cinnamon sugar version 馃檪

Basic muffin recipe adapted from:

super simple cinnamon muffinsSimple Cinnamon Muffins


Servings: 12 standard muffins

Time: 30 minutes


For muffin batter:

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 tbsp baking power

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/4 cup milk of your choice

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 large egg

1/3 cup canola oil

1 tbsp cinnamon

For topping:

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tbsp white granulated sugar

1 tbsp brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. Whisk together the egg, oil, milk, vanilla extract, and sugar
  3. In a separate large mixing bowl, mix together the flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking powder
  4. Prepare topping – mix cinnamon, white sugar, and brown sugar in a small bowl. Set aside.
  5. Form a well in your dry ingredients and pour in your wet ingredients. Gently mix to combine, being careful not to overmix
  6. Fill a standard muffin tin about 3/4 full with batter
  7. Generously sprinkle cinnamon sugar topping over each muffin until the top is covered
  8. Place muffins in oven for 18 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean

These muffins are warm and fluffy with a light touch of sugar. What’s your go-to breakfast recipe? 馃檪

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