Eggless Espresso Streusel Muffin

Eggless Espresso Streusel Muffin

A morning that begins with a sweet is assurance of a better day coming ahead! These are simple and easy muffins with a delicious espresso swirled streusel in the crumb as well as batter.
Straightforward recipe that does not need any substitutions. If you have a bigger muffin pan and liner, please go ahead and layer the streusel twice!

The Recipe
Serves 12


  • Muffin Batter:
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup oil
  • ½ cup castor sugar
  • ½ cup yoghurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp espresso / prepared instant coffee – room temperature
  • Walnut Streusel:
  • ¼ cup finely chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp instant coffee powder


  • Streusel:
  • Mix all together and set aside
  • Muffin:
  • Prepare muffin tin with liners
  • Preheat the oven to 180C
  • Whisk oil and sugar first
  • Then add yoghurt, vanilla, espresso and mix
  • Then fold in dry ingredients
  • Fill the cupcakes ¾ the way up
  • Sprinkle a generous dose of the streusel on top
  • Bake for 25 minutes at 180C
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely on a rack

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