Gingerbread Muffins Recipe

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Tonya Modified: August 6, 2021
Gingerbread Muffins Recipe

How To Make Gingerbread Muffins

Whip up a batch of these seasoned gingerbread muffins for your next bake sale! It comes with a spiced crumble topping for a more tasteful dessert.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



For Muffins:

  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • tspbaking soda
  • 1tbspginger,plus ½ tsp
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • tspcloves
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½cupunsalted butter
  • ½cupsugar,plus 2 tbsp
  • 2large eggs
  • ¾cuplight molasses,mild flavor
  • 1⅓cupcold water

For Crumble Topping:

  • 1cupall-purpose flour
  • ½cupbrown sugar,firmly packed
  • 2tbspsugar
  • 1tspginger
  • ½tspcinnamon
  • tspsalt
  • ½cupunsalted butter,melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Spray 16 muffin cups, in a standard size muffin tin, with nonstick cooking spray or line with paper liners.


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt until combined. Set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until combined.

  3. Beat in the eggs, mix, then the molasses, until combined.

  4. Add half of the flour mixture, then mix just until most of the flour disappears.

  5. Add the remaining flour, then mix until most of the flour disappears.

  6. Gradually add the water, then beat until blended.

  7. Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin pan.

Crumble Topping:

  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon and salt.

  2. Add the melted butter, then mix with a fork until it clumps and large crumbs form.

  3. Sprinkle the muffin tops evenly with the crumb mixture, gently pressing it into the batter.

  4. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  5. Place the pans on a rack, then cool for 10 minutes.

  6. Remove muffins from pan, then place them on wire rack and cool completely.

  7. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 311.61kcal
  • Fat: 12.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.24g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 46.77g
  • Fiber: 0.94g
  • Sugar: 24.12g
  • Protein: 3.96g
  • Cholesterol: 53.75mg
  • Sodium: 230.46mg
  • Calcium: 50.75mg
  • Potassium: 284.12mg
  • Iron: 2.28mg
  • Vitamin A: 107.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.03mg
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