Enjoy one of these jumbo lemon coffee cake muffins with lemon glaze, and start the day with a smile! Make 6 JUMBO muffins or 12 regular muffins.Enjoy one of these jumbo lemon coffee cake muffins with lemon glaze, and start the day with a smile! Make 6 JUMBO muffins or 12 regular muffins.

Anyone out there want a JUMBO sized Lemon Coffee Cake Muffin for breakfast? Here’s a recipe I found on Pinterest that makes 6 tasty jumbo sized (or 12 small) muffins!

I tried this recipe because it looked good, and I love lemon flavored muffins, cupcakes, scones, etc.).  Anyways, I received a jumbo muffin pan (6 cups) as a gift, and was aching to give it a “test drive”, so this is the recipe I chose.

I made these muffins several months ago, but am just now getting around to posting the recipe. It’s fairly straightforward and easy to make these lemon coffee cake muffins. Because I chose to make JUMBO muffins, the calorie count is high, but you can easily make 12 “normal” sized muffins (for less calories).

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Make The Streusel Topping

Mix up the flour, brown sugar, salt and cold butter for the streusel with a pastry cutter. You could also use a food processor and give it a few pulses.

Making the streusel topping for the muffins in a food processor.

Once mixed, the butter in the streusel should be about the size of small peas. When the streusel is done, refrigerate it until ready to add to the muffin tops.

The streusel topping is ready to add to the muffin batter on top.

Make The Lemon Muffin Batter

To make the muffin batter, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl, and then set aside.  In a mixing bowl (or stand mixer), beat the butter and granulated sugar on medium low power until creamy.

Butter and sugar is mixed to begin making the muffin batter.

Stir in lemon zest, then add one egg at a time (while beating on LOW). Add the vanilla, and blend well (making sure to scrape down sides of bowl). Pour in 1/3 of the buttermilk, then 1/3 of flour mixture, and continue beating on low. Add the rest of the  buttermilk and flour in 1/3 increments until all have been incorporated..

Batter for the lemon coffee cake muffins is finished mixing.

Evenly divide the batter into 6 large greased or buttered muffin cups (or 12, for smaller muffins).

The batter is evenly divided into muffin tins.

Top each muffin with the streusel topping. Completely cover the top of each muffin.

Streusel topping is added to the top of the lemon coffee cake muffins before baking.

Bake The Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins

Bake the muffins at 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes or until done. Stick a toothpick into the center of a muffin to test for doneness. If it comes out clean (without batter), then the lemon coffee cake muffins are done. Remove the muffin tin to a wire rack to let the muffins cool when they are finished baking. Let the muffins cool completely in the muffin tin.

Make The Lemon Glaze While Muffins Cool

While muffins are cooling, make the lemon glaze, by mixing powdered sugar and fresh squeezed lemon juice until smooth.

A lemon glaze is mixed to drizzle on the finished muffins.

Time To Glaze The Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins!

Once the muffins have cooled, gently transfer them out of the muffin tin to a wire rack. Place aluminum foil under the rack to catch any drips from the glaze! When the lemon coffee cake muffins are at room temperature, drizzle the lemon glaze over the top of each one. I even let it run down the sides! Let the glaze firm up, then serve, and enjoy!

Once glaze has been drizzled on the lemon coffee cake muffins, they are ready to eat.

Hope you enjoy these lemon coffee cake muffins! Have a great day. The JUMBO muffins have lots of calories, so I’ve also included the caloric count for standard sized muffins in the printable recipe below, as well. Have a good day!

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Recipe Source:  http://www.simplyscratch.com/2011/07/jumbo-lemon-coffee-cake-muffins.html

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Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Enjoy one of these jumbo lemon coffee cake muffins with lemon glaze, and start the day with a smile! Make 6 JUMBO muffins or 12 regular muffins.

Category: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon coffee cake muffins
Servings: 6 huge muffins
Calories Per Serving: 985 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
For The Muffin Batter:
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter , room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Lemon Zest
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
For The Streusel Topping:
  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter , chilled
For The Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Butter or spray a jumbo (6 cup) muffin pan OR a regular 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. Make the streusel by combining flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in chilled butter with a pastry cutter OR pulse in a food processor until butter is size of small peas and evenly distributed. Refrigerate mix.
  3. To make muffins: Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in large bowl; set this aside. In a separate bowl (or stand mixer), beat the butter and sugar on medium low until mixture is creamy. Add the lemon zest, then slowly add one egg at a time (while beating on low and scraping down edges), until fully combined. Add vanilla extract and blend.
  4. Alternate adding 1/3 of buttermilk and 1/3 of the flour mixture, blending together until all has been added and mixed into batter. Divide batter into 6 greased jumbo muffin cups (or 12 regular muffin cups). Distribute the streusel over the entire surface of each muffin.
  5. Bake muffins (jumbo sized) in 350 preheated oven for 45-55 minutes, or until done. (If you are making 12 regular sized muffins, make sure to reduce the cooking time!). You can test for doneness by inserting a toothpick into center of muffin. If it comes out clean, muffins are done. Let muffins cool completely in the pan, then remove muffins to a wire rack (with a piece of aluminum foil underneath to catch drips from glaze).

  6. To make glaze, whisk the powdered sugar and fresh lemon juice together. Drizzle the glaze over the tops of the cooled muffins. Let sit until glaze firms up, then serve and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

NOTE: If making 12 muffins (standard size), the calories per muffin is 492. Remember to reduce cooking time if you are preparing 12 muffins instead of 6 jumbo sized muffins. 

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 985 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 26g163%
Cholesterol 161mg54%
Sodium 1369mg60%
Potassium 276mg8%
Carbohydrates 143g48%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 82g91%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 1325IU27%
Vitamin C 4.9mg6%
Calcium 131mg13%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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