Pick-Me-Up Muffins Recipe

Pick-Me-Up Muffins Recipe

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How To Make Pick-Me-Up Muffins

You can start your day with a tasty treat that will perk you up too if you have this muffins recipe that’s loaded with juicy raisins and some coffee kick.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Steep Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 1cupraisins
  • 1cuphot coffee,strong brewed
  • cupsall purpose flour
  • ½cupsugar
  • 1tbspbaking powder
  • ½tspcinnamon
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • 1cupmilk
  • 8tbspunsalted butter
  • 1large egg
  • tspvanilla
  • 1tspinstant espresso granules or instant coffee
  • ½cupwalnuts,chopped


  1. In a medium bowl, combine raisins and hot coffee; allow to steep 30 minutes. Strain out liquid; set raisins aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine flour, half a cup sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. In another bowl, whisk together milk, butter, egg, vanilla, and coffee granules until blended.

  3. Spoon batter into 12 paper-lined muffin cups. Sprinkle with remaining 3 tablespoons sugar.

  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean. Serve warm straight from pan.


  • Calories: 253.36kcal
  • Fat: 9.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.30g
  • Fiber: 1.22g
  • Sugar: 16.66g
  • Protein: 4.37g
  • Cholesterol: 37.89mg
  • Sodium: 187.28mg
  • Calcium: 124.17mg
  • Potassium: 168.07mg
  • Iron: 1.67mg
  • Vitamin A: 80.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.28mg
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