French Breakfast Puffs (a.k.a. Donut Muffins) Recipe

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A cinnamon-sugar coated muffin that tastes like a sinful donut. Kids and adults will love this breakfast treat. These muffins freeze perfectly, if you have any leftover to freeze, that is.
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Ingredients
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • CINNAMON-SUGAR COATING:
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon
Directions
PREP
10 mins
COOK
25 mins
READY IN
35 mins
Preheat oven to 350°.

Lightly grease 12 muffin cups. In a large bowl stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Set aside.

In a different bowl, cream together sugar and shortening.

Then add eggs and mix again.

Add flour mixture and milk alternately to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.

Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden.

For CINNAMON-SUGAR COATING, melt butter in a small bowl. In a separate bowl combine sugar and cinnamon. Dip baked muffins in butter, coating thoroughly, then coat with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Serve warm and put the extras, if any, in the freezer.

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French Breakfast Puffs (a.k.a. Donut Muffins) Recipe Reviews

french breakfast puffs aka donut muffins

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"These were really hard to get out of the pan. I think I over-filled them, so the top kept coming off of the rest of the muffin. Good flavor but a hassle."
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