There is nothing quite like having a sweet, sugary, crumbly treat along side my morning cup of coffee. It takes my entire coffee savoring experience from an 8 to a 10. Mornings are my favorite, but mornings with coffee and cake are mornings started right.
This recipe was a bit of an experiment. After combining all of my ingredients and making a dough that looked more like a cookie, I was hesitant and expected the worst. Thankfully, as things usually do when I expect the worst, these coffee cake muffins turned out great.
Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins
- 1 cup vanilla almond milk
- 1 tblsp apple cider vinegar
- 4 tblsp melted coconut oil
- 2 cups GF flour (I used this one)
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup xylitol
- 3 tsp baking powder
- 1 tblsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup frozen (or fresh) blueberries
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix almond milk and vinegar together and set aside to sour/curdle. Do this first!
- Combine your flour, sugar, xylitol, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together. Combine well.
- Pour melted coconut oil into your vinegar/almond milk mixture, and then pour into your dry ingredients.
- Fold in blueberries.
- Pour into muffin tin and top with sugar crumble (recipe below)
- Bake 20-25 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean.
- 3 tblsp GF flour
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- pinch of salt
- 2 tblsp melted Earth Balance vegan butter
- Mix dry ingredients together, and then add vegan butter.
Notes: I used a 1 to 1 wheat flour replacement, which means I didn’t need to add anything alongside my GF flour. If you are using a different GF flour for the muffins, add 1/2 tsp xanthan gum. If you don’t have, or don’t want to use xylitol swap it out for regular sugar.
A word of advice: These are best eaten in some kind of bowl, or plate with walls. This ensures maximum crumble consumption, and provides an excuse to be paired with ice cream. As with most of my treats, these tasted better as time went on!
Q: What’s your favorite morning splurge? I used to be all about that cookie and coffee life, but these mini cakes rocked my face…hard.
35 thoughts on “Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins”
I think these muffins would take things to 11! They sound delicious!
OH MAH GAHD! these look amazing! I’m definitely going to have to try these!
I AM SO UPSET I AM OFF SWEETS. When you are here can you bake for me and then I can freeze everything and eat it all after Easter?
you are so brave Megan!!!
Food, Booze, & Baggage
That muffin looks SO good! I love a good doughnut…from a local shop that has some kind of interesting flavor! We were on a trip in Charleston, SC and walk almost a mile from our hotel just to go to a doughnut shop I saw the night before. They had a raspberry glaze and a bacon apple fritter totally worth it 🙂
I find that walking/running/biking/MOVING to go get your treats make them 10x better. Seriously, I would have walked TWO miles to get that doughnut!
Meghan @ fitnesscrEATures
Well whaddaya know? Another delicious blissful britt recipe! 🙂 Girlfran, seriously, shit ain’t right. You didn’t bring me any baked goods when I flew ALL THE WAY to WA to see YOU! 🙂 🙂 🙂 hahaha. I adore coffee cake in all its goodness, I also wish I adored to bake. wah. solve this problem for me, please. thanks!!! 🙂 have a happy day your gorgeous thing. your comment on my post from monday made me smile so hard!!!
Dude I don’t know what my deal is right now, I am out of control in the kitchen! I JUST CAN’T STOP CREATING!! I GOTTA SLOW DOWN or I am going to get FAATTT! HAHA.
Another delicious creation! YUM! After my traumatic experience trying to make a chocolate cake last week, I will be drooling over your and anyone else’s creations without attempting to recreate them myself! Did you check out my post that mentioned you? LOL.
You have just made my week. Thank you.
I’ve never tried making my own coffee cake. I thinking combining the otherwise mundane muffin with the classic crumble of a coffee cake is a clever idea 😉
Davida @The Healthy Maven
These would rock my face hard too!
and you’ve done it again! Really, you are like a vegan martha stewart.. or is it betty crocker? MMMMMMMM these look so good. For some reason I can’t bring myself to bake lately – why? I have no idea, I’m too lazy and I will probably eat everything in one sitting. 😀 I can’t wait to see what you bake up/whip up next!
those new emoticons are really obnoxious too.. wowza! so much teeth happening in that one.
BAHAHA, love the excessive teeth. BRITTA I need an interfriendtion and you need to come help me stop baking.
di @ life of di.
I’m not sure if I could eat these muffins and only have one or two. They look SO good. Sugar crumble = yes, please. I love to eat a bagel with my coffee (though I actually haven’t done this in a couple of years.) I had been so restrictive on what I ‘allowed’ myself to eat but have recently realized that I was being too strict and wasting moments of my life by not indulging every once in a while. I’ve finally gotten my peanut butter binges under control (random, I know) so if I indulge in a bagel once a week – who cares! Anyways, I digress. These muffins look great Brittany 🙂
I can agree with you on SO much in this comment. I have been through the “restrictive” phases, usually I don’t let them last more than a couple weeks..just enough to reset myself and “try” to gain control over things LIKE PEANUT BUTTER! I actually haven’t had PB in my house for a couple months now because I will literally eat the entire thing in one sitting. I do have almond butter though, and sometimes get a little wild with that.
I do agree though that life is WAY to short to restrict, and it’s all about the balance..which will ALWAYS be a work in progress for me. This is why I run…I HAVE to, or my pants won’t fit. 🙂 Long story short – I totally get it.
Life After Swimming
MUST MAKE THESE. I’ve had blueberries chilling (literally) in the freezer for a while now!
ok, I NEED to make these b/c I see it involves almond milk…. and fun fact- Mr Speedy is OBSESSED with almond milk. He has been drinking it by the carton lately and claims it taste like a silky smoothie of goodness.
These look so yummy and perfect with a cup of coffee! Mhmmmm I honestly think my morning indulgence is something like this, a muffin, or a bagel, but I usually prefer to eat these things as a mid-afternoon snack 🙂 Which is kind of weird. Whatever. SEE YOU INA WEEEEEEK.
ALMOND MILK IS SO GOOD! I love that he loves it…so much love. I actually completely agree that muffins make great snacks. SEE YOU SO SOON!
Rach @ This Italian Family
Adding ice cream is always a way to make it taste better, haha! These look yummy, friend!
Alex @ therunwithin
I have never baked with a gf flour that wasn’t coconut or almond flour. these look amazing. I am thinking I may just hijack you next Wednesday and force you to teach me to bake amazing things.
I actually need to start playing more with coconut and almond flour, they are pure and I totally dig that. BAHAHA you can hijack me…and then teach me how to run fast. I’ll pay you with treats.
Christina Does It All
Ohh. I loveee coffee cake,and that one looks especially scrumptious!
Amy @ A Desert Girl
With ice cream – oh yeah baby.
Mmmm, I bet the topping just totally makes these! They sound and look absolutely delicious. And your photography? Amazing!
Thank you!! I am so in love with my camera! SO much fun. 🙂
Matt @ Runner Savvy
Mmm muffins 🙂
Amanda @ .running with spoons.
Drooooling. I completely agree that pairing coffee with a baked good takes the experience to a whole new level. I usually go with something like a slice of banana bread, but coffee cake sounds all sorts of amazing… especially since it’s been forever since I had any.
Luv What You Do
Those muffins look heavenly!
Change of Pace
Mmm- I love a sugar crumble!!
My favourite morning splurge: waffles or pancakes (preferably with raspberries in them) with berries on top and COOL WHIP!
Blueberry coffee cake has ALWAYS been my favorite morning splurge!! But when it comes from my favorite brunch restaurant, it’s a humongous splurge. They use the good stuff — butter, sour cream, the works! Your muffins look way healthier, and still have my favorite part: the generous sugar crumble on top! (Well, besides the juicy blueberries. 😉 ) I’m loving all of your baking and sweet treats lately; they’re all right up my alley!
An Unrefined Vegan
You are on a roll, girl! Love the crumbly-crumble.
I love the blueberries and the crumbly topping. That would be my favorite part.