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Cinnamon Muffins

Cinnamon muffins

Cinnamon muffins are a fluffy, tender homemade muffin recipe filled with tons of cinnamon flavor and topped with homemade icing glaze and sprinkled with sugar.
Course Breakfast, muffins
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon, cinnamon muffins, muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 217kcal
Author Lauren


Cinnamon Muffin Ingredients

Cinnamon Filling Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted and slightly cooled

Frosting topping Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup powder sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • yellow purple and green sugar


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Place muffin liners into the muffin pan and set it aside.
  • Whisk together in a small mixing bowl the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar, set it aside.
  • Whisk together in a large mixing bowl the egg, milk, vanilla, and sour cream. Stir in the flour mixture just until it is combined.
    Combiine the wet iingredients ith the dry ingredients and set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl stir together the sugar, cinnamon, and butter to create the swirl.
  • Fill the muffin liners so they are about 1/3 full. Sprinkle some of the cinnamon swirl mixtures on top of the batter. Top the mixture with more batter so the liner is 2/3 full, top it with more of the cinnamon swirl.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until the muffins are golden brown. Place the muffins onto a cooling rack.
  • While the muffins cool to combine the sugar and milk together to create the glaze.
  • Working with only 1 or 2 muffins at a time, drizzle the glaze on the muffins then sprinkle the yellow, purple and green sugar.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1mg