Thursday, July 18, 2013
Cinnamon Sugar "Donut" Muffins
this recipe on Pinterest for a while and decided to give it a try.
It didn't take long to assemble them and then it was a short time to bake and then breakfast time.
They taste JUST like cinnamon sugar donuts.
In muffin form.
(I calculated the calories and they were not horrible)
I made a double batch: one mini muffin batch and one regular muffin batch.
Here is the recipe for one batch...
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg
3/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 cup milk
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
In another bowl, stir/whisk together vegetable oil, sugar, egg, and milk.
Pour the flour mixture into the oil mixture and stir just until mixed.
Coat the "cups" of the muffin tin or use muffin liners. I used liners.
Divide the batter evenly among the cups. (I did one 24 mini muffin tin and one 12 cup regular muffin with a double batch) I used my cookie scoop to put the mixture into the cups. It was almost even/level with the tin.
Bake for 15-18 minutes. (I think mine was close to 20 minutes)
Remove the muffins from the muffin tin and cool on a wire rack.
1/4 cup melted butter
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbsp cinnamon
Put melted butter in one bowl. Mix cinnamon/sugar in another bowl.
Now, in the original recipe. they dipped the whole muffin in the butter and then the cinnamon sugar mix.
I only dipped the top. (In fact, I did NOT double the topping and had JUST enough for two batches)
Either way, my kids have raved about them. My son came in and said, "Thanks for the donuts, Mom!"