Cinnamon Roll Muffins

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"CINNAMON ROLL MUFFINS! Three sweet recipes in a row, guess you know where my heads been at lately 😏🍫🧁"
-- @figgindelicious
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: 12

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For the Muffins


  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar, or brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • pinch salt

For the Filling and Topping


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

For the Cream Cheese Frosting


  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375ΒΊF. Line a muffin tin and set aside.

  • Step 2

    To make the filling: Mix together all ingredients until well combined.

  • Step 3

    To make the muffins: Whisk together sugar and egg yolks in a large bowl. Add the milk and butter and beat to combine. In a separate bowl whisk the flour, baking powder and salt together. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix well to combine. Fold in the egg whites.

  • Step 4

    Pour 3 tablespoons batter into each cupcake liner. Add 1 teaspoon filling, then top with 2 more tablespoons muffin batter in each. Sprinkle remaining filling mixture evenly over the muffins.

  • Step 5

    Bake for 18-20 minutes. Let cool.

  • Step 6

    To make the cream cheese frosting: beat cream cheese and milk together until fluffier. Spread over baked muffins.