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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Streusel Muffins

Whole wheat buttermilk streusel muffins are an easy breakfast recipe filled with fiber and a delicious streusel topping. These are made with whole wheat flour, ground flaxseed and rolled oats. It’s an easy grab-and-go breakfast or snack.

whole wheat buttermilk streusel muffins in old ecko baking pans. Kitchen towel, small bowl of oats, bowl of strawberries beside muffin pans.

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Streusel Muffins

Let’s face it, mornings are hectic. Sometimes we just need a convenient healthy breakfast that can be grab-and-go. Well, these whole wheat buttermilk streusel muffins are the perfect breakfast for those busy days!

These muffins are very hearty, wholesome, and high in fiber. The streusel topping adds lovely flavor and texture. I like to heat mine in the microwave and serve with a bit of butter.

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Ingredients on a white counter: wheat flour, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, vanilla extract, butter, eggs and oats.

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Streusel Muffins Ingredients

Here’s a list of ingredients you’ll need for the recipe, including where you can shop online:

Streusel Topping:

  • ¼ cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats – Whole rolled oats will give you the best results. I love sprouted rolled oats. They’re gluten-free, non-gmo and made with whole grains. > Buy Sprouted Rolled Oats Here.
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar – Or you can use the same sweetener you used in the muffins.
  • 2 Tbsp Whole Wheat Flour > Buy Whole Wheat Flour Here.
  • 3 Tbsp Unsalted Butter

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Close up of six wheat streusel muffins in vintage ecko muffin pan.

Recipe Cost = $3.00

These muffins are super affordable to make at home. About $0.25 each! If you bought something similar at a coffee shop it would be over $6. (prices will vary slightly depending on where you live). 

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Kitchen Equipment I Used

Here’s the equipment I used to make this recipe:

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three buttermilk streusel muffins stacked on top of eachother with bowl of strawberries in background

How To Make Whole Wheat Buttermilk Streusel Muffins

Here’s an overview of how to make it with the full recipe instructions at the bottom of this blog post.

  1. Streusel – Mix oats, brown sugar, and whole wheat flour. Melt butter, then add to mixture. Set aside.
  2. Dry Ingredients – In a medium bowl, whisk together whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, ground flaxseed, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Wet Ingredients – In large bowl beat together butter and sugar with electric mixer. Add eggs and vanilla extract and mix. Add buttermilk and mix. Add half of dry ingredients and mix. Add last half of dry ingredients and mix.
  4. Mix Together – Use a cookie scoop or spoon to divide batter between muffin cups. Sprinkle the streusel on top.
  5. Bake – Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when poked through the center. Let cool then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

How To Store Streusel Muffins

These muffins can be stored in a large airtight container on the counter or fridge for up to 1 week or frozen for up to 3 months.

Close up of tops of streusel muffins in vintage ecko baking pan

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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Streusel Muffins

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 12 muffins

Ingredients

Streusel:

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a muffin pan with paper cupcake liners.

Make The Streusel:

  • In a medium bowl, stir together the rolled oats, brown sugar, and whole wheat flour.
  • Melt the butter in the microwave, then add to the oat mixture and stir together. Set this aside for now.

Make The Muffins:

  • In a medium bowl mix together the whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, ground flaxseed, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat together the softened butter and sugar together with electric mixer.
  • Add eggs and vanilla extract. Mix together.
  • Add buttermilk and mix in.
  • Add half of the dry ingredients to the bowl and mix. Repeat with the other half of dry ingredients.
  • Batter will be thick and sticky.
  • Use cookie scoop or spoon to pour batter into each of the muffin cups.
  • Sprinkle the streusel mixture on top of each muffin.
    Bake muffins for 22-28 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean when poked through the center (mine took 27 minutes).
  • Let cool 10 minutes then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes:

Store in an airtight container on the counter or in the fridge for up to 5 days. These muffins can also be frozen.
Nutrition
Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 226mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 24g

Please note these nutritional values provided above are just an estimate. Actual numbers will vary based on brands and ingredients you choose, and your preferred portion sizes.

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