Brown Sugar Berry Crumble Muffins Recipe

. Yvonne Ruperti

Rich with brown sugar and tangy yogurt, these super moist and tender berry muffins are topped with a crunchy buttery streusel.

Recipe Details

Brown Sugar Berry Crumble Muffins Recipe

Active 15 mins
Total 60 mins
Serves 12 muffins


For the Batter:

  • 8 tablespoons (4 ounces) unsalted butter, softened

  • 1 cup (7 ounces) packed light brown sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1/2 cup yogurt (or sour cream)

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 3/4 cups (8 3/4 ouncesall-purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 3/4 cups berries (blackberries, blueberries)

For the Crumble:

  • 1/2 cup (2 1/2 ouncesall-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup (1 3/4 ounces) packed light brown sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 4 tablespoons (2 ounces) unsalted butter, softened


  1. Adjust oven rack to upper middle position and preheat to 375°F. Grease a 12-cup muffin pan (or line with cupcake cups). For the batter, stir butter, brown sugar, and salt in large bowl until creamy. Stir in eggs, one at a time until combined. Stir in yogurt and vanilla.

  2. Add flour, baking powder, and baking soda to bowl. Stir until just combined. Stir in berries. Divide batter evenly between cups.

  3. For the crumble: Combine flour, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon in same unwashed bowl. Mix in butter with fingertips until moistened and crumbly. Scatter over muffins. Bake until golden and just set, about 23 minutes. Let cool in pan 15 minutes, then transfer to wire rack to cool.

Special equipment

standard size muffin pan

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
306 Calories
13g Fat
44g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 246mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 85mg 7%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 122mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)