Coffee Crumb Cake Muffins

5 from 2 reviews

These Gluten-Free Coffee Cake Muffins are fluffy, moist, and packed with good-for-you ingredients. Made with a combination of almond, coconut and tapioca flour, this gluten-free muffin recipe is grain-free, made with unrefined sweeteners, and is the perfect grab-and-go breakfast!



For Muffin Base:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups (192 grams) almond flour
  • ¼ cup (28 grams) coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened, or coconut oil

Crumb Topping

  • 1 cup (98 grams) almond flour
  • ¼ cup (30 grams) tapioca flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, or coconut oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and line a 12 cup muffin tin with silicone or parchment paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl add eggs, sweetener, apple sauce and vanilla and whisk together to combine.
  3. Add in the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and softened butter and mix with a spatula until smooth. 
  4. Make the streusel: Combine almond flour, tapioca flour, cinnamon, maple syrup and softened butter together in a bowl. Mix together until the mixture is crumbly.
  5. Fill each muffin cup ¾ full. Top each muffin with about 1 heaping tablespoon of the streusel.
  6. Bake in the middle rack for 18-20 minutes, or until the muffins spring back when touched.

Keywords: Gluten-free Coffee Cake Muffins



Tips for getting dinner on the table, recipes to prep ahead, and tips for the perfect day.

Thanksgiving Dinner