Coffee Muffins

A quick and easy muffin recipe infused with coffee. These coffee muffins are the perfect breakfast treat.

Coffee Muffins | A quick and easy muffin recipe infused with coffee @sweetasacookie

Muffins. Some people love muffins. Other people hate muffins. I’m a fan of muffins but they have to meet a few requirements before I even consider taking a bite of one. We all know I’m picky but I think I’m being pretty reasonable here.

Muffins MUST NOT be dry! There is nothing worse than taking a bite of a muffin and nearly choking to death because it’s so dry. A muffin is not like a cupcake. A cupcake has a pile of frosting on top to help with the dryness.

Coffee Muffins | A quick and easy muffin recipe infused with coffee @sweetasacookie

Flavor! I want my muffin to scream with flavor. If it’s a blueberry muffin I want to be able to taste blueberry in every single bite. To make sure these muffins were noticeably coffee flavored I made sure to make it extra strong. If you’re one of those people who likes to butter your muffin you could easily add some instant coffee to your butter for a little coffee spread. 

As the muffins bake the scent of coffee fills the air. There’s nothing better than the smell of coffee. I don’t care if you hate the taste of coffee, you can’t deny that coffee is the best smelling drink to ever exist. I love walking down the coffee isles at grocery stores because the smell just makes me ten times more excited about shopping.

Coffee Muffins | A quick and easy muffin recipe infused with coffee @sweetasacookie

Growing up I never ate breakfast. My first meal would be lunch. Now that I’m older breakfast has easily become my favorite meal of the day. In the summer I love having an iced latte with my meal. Since these coffee muffins already have coffee in them I can skip the drink and eat more. 

Coffee Muffins
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Ingredients
  1. 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  2. 3/4 cup sugar
  3. 1 tablespoon baking powder
  4. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 2 large eggs
  7. 1 cup milk
  8. 1/2 cup butter, melted
  9. 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  10. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 400° F.
  2. In a large bowl sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl combine milk and instant coffee. Mix until the coffee is dissolved.
  4. Mix in the eggs, melted butter, and vanilla.
  5. Add the liquid ingredients to the large bowl of dry ingredients. Mix until all the flour is moistened. You don't want to over mix. Lumps are okay.
  6. Fill greased or lined muffin cups 2/3 of the way full.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
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    Emily
    September 12, 2015 at 7:00 AM

    Coffee muffins is the favorite one for my baby. He love it too much. Every Sunday. he requesting me to make this. I always try to make for him. 🙂
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