How To Make Streusel Topping

Streusel is a crumbly topping usually made with real butter, flour, and sugar. It's baked on top of muffins, breads, cakes and pies and can include a variety of different flavors! Learn how to make this sweet and savory streusel topping.

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Step 1: Combine Dry Ingredients

In a medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup of flour, 6 tablespoons of brown sugar, 3/4 teaspoon of cinnamon, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.

Step 2: Add Butter

Add 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter and rub it in with your fingers until it resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 3: Top Pastries & Bake

In this recipe, stir in bacon and coat completed streusel mixture on top of each muffin generously before baking. Not the flavor you're looking for? Mix in nuts, dried fruits, or other delicious toppings to create a customized crumble. Ready to get started?