Homemade Cinnamon Streusel Recipe & Peppermint Traditions!

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Homemade Cinnamon Streusel Recipe! Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast or Any Special Occasion! Plus my favorite Peppermint Traditions for the Holidays!

The Holidays are here, and I am excited to share my Homemade Cinnamon Streusel Recipe & Peppermint Traditions with you!

The Homemade Cinnamon Streusel Recipe & Peppermint Tradition are some of my favorite things about Christmas. Now the Cinnamon Streusel Recipe is a family favorite that my mom likes to make all year long – special occasions or Sunday mornings. She has passed this recipe on to me and I am excited to share it with you. This is one of my favorite breakfast recipes, so I’m glad to be able to make it in my home! It makes the house smell so wonderful and warm! Plus, here are even more of my favorite Recipes

Homemade Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake! Easy Recipe and Perfect Holiday Breakfast for Christmas!

Cinnamon Streusel also seems to be a tradition for our family on Christmas morning. We eat Cinnamon Streusel, watch the Christmas parade, read the Christmas Story, and open gifts! It is something I really look forward to every year – time with the family, food, and fun!

Candy Cane Peppermint Traditions

One of our new(ish) and FUN family traditions has become one of my favorites. This Christmas tradition actually came back around a couple of years ago. We showed up for Christmas with our big family at my Grandmother’s house and there was a 2 pound Candy Cane Peppermint Stick and a hammer.

Peppermint Stick


Apparently my mom and her sisters used to break up the Peppermint Stick with a hammer and eat the broken pieces! My aunt brought back this tradition a couple of years ago and it has become a favorite with the new generation!

Candy Canes and Christmas  Trees

We now have a large peppermint stick at my mom’s house every Christmas! It’s so much fun to see family members walk by and hammer off a piece of peppermint! It’s perfect for snacking on all day long (and fun for the kids and adults too)!

Candy Cane Fun

This is one of the Christmas traditions that I want to keep around when I have kids of my own! I love that it is a super simple way to get everyone involved (and it’s yummy too)! You can also think of this as a nice “stress reliever” with all of your family members around :).

Cinnamon Streusel

Here is the Homemade Cinnamon Streusel Recipe for you to share with your family this Christmas season!

Homemade Streusel Recipe

Here’s What You Need:
3/4 Cup Sugar
1 1/2 Cup Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoons Salt
1/4 Cup Canola Oil
1/2 Cup Milk
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
2 Tablespoons Flour
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
2 Tablespoons Melted Butter
1/2 Cup Chopped Nuts (Pecans)
Cake Directions:
Combine all DRY ingredients.
Add in all WET ingredients.
And stir with fork until mixed.
Streusel Directions:
Melt the 2 Tablespoons Butter.
Add remaining ingredients.
Stir till crumbling.
Pour cake batter into pan and top with streusel topping.
Bake at 375 degrees 25 minutes.
Homemade Cinnamon Streusel & Peppermint Traditions!
  • Cake:
  • ¾ Cup Sugar
  • 1½ Cup Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • ¼ Cup Canola Oil
  • ½ Cup Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • Topping:
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons Melted Butter
  • ½ Cup Chopped Nuts (Pecans)
  1. Cake Directions:
  2. Combine all DRY ingredients.
  3. Add in all WET ingredients.
  4. And stir with fork until mixed.
  5. Streusel Directions:
  6. Melt the 2 Tablespoons Butter.
  7. Add remaining ingredients.
  8. Stir till crumbling.
  9. Pour cake batter into pan and top with streusel topping.
  10. Bake at 375 degrees 25-35 minutes.


Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Streusel is a great holiday breakfast recipe or dessert that pairs well with any flavor of coffee. Check out this Starbucks Veranda Blend Peppermint Coffee using some of the broken peppermint pieces from my huge 2lb peppermint stick

Christmas Peppermint Traditions

This is a great recipe if you are wanting something warm, peppermint, and festive! Make this before you head to work in the morning or with your Christmas morning Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake!

Chocolate Peppermint Coffee

Chocolate Peppermint Coffee

Here’s What You Need:
Starbucks Veranda Blend K-cups (or any Starbucks Coffee of your choice)
Peppermint Pieces
2 teaspoons Chocolate Syrup
2 Tablespoons Milk

Make your Starbucks Coffee in your coffee brewer (Keurig).
Add 2 Tablespoons Milk.
Add 2 teaspoons Chocolate Syrup and stir.
Top with Marshmallows and Peppermint Pieces.

Starbucks Coffee

Head to your favorite store and Get a $5 Starbucks Card e-gift when you purchase 3 or more qualifying Starbucks products.

Starbucks at Walmart

I got my Starbucks coffee at Walmart! Check out this awesome display with a video screen! This was so fun to watch and made me get in the Christmas spirit even more! Be sure to check it out at your local Walmart!

Cinnamon Streusel and Peppermint Chocolate Coffee

I hope you enjoy these Holiday Recipes as much as I do! Christmas is my favorite time of year with all of the Christmas goodies and family time! What are some of your family favorite Christmas traditions? Don’t forget to check out the Starbucks offer to add some coffee to your holiday recipes!

Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe for Christmas and Thanksgiving! Holiday Candy Nuts and Easy Food Gift Idea!

Also, be sure to check out my Cinnamon Sugar Holiday Pecans Recipe! Mmm! This is another great Christmas Recipe or Christmas Gift Idea for friends and co-workers!

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