Coffee Cake PROTEIN Muffins Recipe

Coffee Cake Protein Muffins Recipe
Written by The Protein Chef

If you like coffee cake like I do then you’re going to love this delicious, healthy, and calorie friendly Coffee Cake Protein Muffins recipe!

Here is the recipe:

  • 3/4 Cup (183g) Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 5.3 Ounces (150g) Plain Fat Free Greek Yogurt
  • 1/8 Cup Light Syrup
  • 1/2 Cup (4 Ounces) Unsweetened Vanilla Coconut Milk (or Regular Milk/Other Milk Substitute)
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Coffee Extract
  • 8 Tablespoons (56g) Coconut Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Instant Coffee
  • 1/3 Cup Sweetener
  • 3 Scoops (90g) Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 3/4 Cup (60g) Rolled Oats
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • Ground Cinnamon

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:

  • Calories: 1199
  • Fat: 27g
  • Saturated Fat: 14g
  • Sodium: 870mg
  • Carbs: 118g
  • Fiber: 30g
  • Sugar: 46g
  • Protein: 121g

Calories in each muffin (if you make 6):

  • Calories: 199
  • Fat: 4.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.3g
  • Sodium: 145mg
  • Carbs: 19.6g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 7.6g
  • Protein: 20.1g

Take out a food processor and combine all of your ingredients into it aside from your Ground Cinnamon (if you choose to not use a food processor just make sure you turn your Rolled Oats into flour before mixing everything together). Process everything together. Take out a muffin pan, coat it with some non-stick cooking spray, and then evenly distribute your mix into your pan. Top each spot with some Ground Cinnamon and then cut your Ground Cinnamon in with a knife. Bake on 350°F/176°C for 30:00-40:00. Mouthgasm!


  • Before the oven top them with some nuts, sugar free chocolate chips, or anything else you can think of!

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About the author

The Protein Chef

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive, it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in the news, magazines, and on TV are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation” and is without question the most important habit he follows.


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