Thursday, January 7, 2010

Cooking Thursday #2: Donut Muffins


Welcome to week two of Cooking Thursday, hosted by Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom.  I am so glad she is hosting this as it reminds me to post the new recipes I try each week.  I found this recipe on Cookies on Friday.  It is simple, uses ingredients I have on hand and the boys LOVED it.

IMG_5090 Mmm, look at those beauties.  I covered half with powdered sugar and the other half with cinnamon sugar.  The ones you cover in cinnamon sugar are dipped in butter first and come out crunchy on the outside and so moist and yummy inside.  Here is the recipe from Nicole’s site.

1-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon nutmeg
¼ teaspoon baking soda
2/3 cup milk or buttermilk
¼ cup sour cream
6 tablespoons butter, softened
¼ cup sugar
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 egg
4 tablespoons butter, melted
½ cup sugar combined with 2 teaspoons cinnamon
-or- ½ cup powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 2 mini muffin tins with cooking spray. This recipe makes 24 muffins.
In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and baking soda. In another bowl, combine milk and sour cream; stir to combine.
In a mixer bowl, cream the butter, sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg. Add the flour mixture alternatively with the milk mixture, beginning and ending with the flour mixture. Mix until all of the ingredients are incorporated, but don’t overmix.
Place 1 tablespoon of batter into each muffin cup. Bake muffins until they are golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 12 minutes. Cool in the pan for 5 minutes and then turn them out of the pans. Apply topping while warm.
To apply the topping, roll the warm muffins in the melted butter and then roll in the cinnamon sugar. Alternatively, roll the warm muffins in powdered sugar. (If you top the muffins with powdered sugar, don’t roll them in butter.)
Recipe from Cuisine at Home Holiday Baking

Definitely a keeper.  :)  So what new recipe have you tried this week?


  1. These sound delicious!Thanks for sharing.

  2. I love muffins of all kinds, these look so good!! thanks

  3. These sound really great!! I love how easy they are. Have a great day.


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