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Cinnamon Sugar Muffins or Quick Bread

This sweet and simple cinnamon sugar muffins recipe uses basic pantry ingredients, and can also be made into cinnamon sugar bread.
Course Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon sugar, cinnamon sugar bread, cinnamon sugar muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 52 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 237kcal


For the batter

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the topping

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Prepare an 8 x 4 inch bread pan, or a 12-vessel muffin pan.
  • In a small bowl mix 1/3 c. sugar and 2 t. cinnamon. Set aside.
  • Using the whisk attachment, on low speed, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt in the bowl of a standing mixer.
  • Add the white and brown sugars. Mix again.
  • One at a time, and mixing in between, add the egg, milk, and oil.
  • Mix on medium-high speed for 2 minutes.
  • Pour the batter into the loaf pan, or divide evenly in the muffin pan.
  • Generously sprinkle cinnamon and sugar mixture over batter.
  • Bake the loaf pan for 40-45 minutes. Bake the muffins for 22 minutes. They are done when a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes. Eat warm, or store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 54IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1mg