Sunday, January 22, 2012

Cinnamon Doughnut Muffins

Who doesn't love doughnuts? And even better if they are in a muffin form!!
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These are perfect for a breakfast, for a brunch or even for a snack!
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You can use any kind of jam that you like - I used strawberry!
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Cinnamon Doughnut Muffins
from food.com
Makes 12 muffins

1 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup low-fat milk
jam (I used strawberry) 

Toppping

1/4 cup butter, melted

1/3 cup sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions:
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. In a small bowl, combine sugar, oil, egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.

Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups half full; place 1 teaspoon jam on top. Cover jam with enough batter to fill muffin cups three-fourths full.
Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Place melted butter in a small bowl; combine sugar and cinnamon in another bowl. Immediately after removing muffins from the oven, dip tops in butter, then in cinnamon sugar.

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6 comments:

Stephanie said...

Oh yum!!! I think I will make them next weekend

Margaret said...

Okay, I love cinnamon. I love muffins. I love donuts. This sounds like the perfect treat for me! They look yummmmmmy!

Nicki said...

doughnut muffins. be still my heart! throw in chocolate and I'm over the moon giddy with the idea.

pat said...

Celine, you are not helping my carb withdrawal program AT ALL!!! My hips are crying out for these.

Lisa said...

ugh looking so yum, I want to try these to bring to my Saturday class...do they taste good the next day, etC? thanks!

Reds said...

Hi Lisa! I brought them to the office the next day and nobody complained! :)