Wednesday, July 4, 2007

A Tasty Treat

Forget pancakes, french toast, or omelettes, if you're whipping up a special breakfast these muffins are the only way to go!

Cinnamon-Sugar Muffins

Shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup margarine or butter (1 stick)


1. Heat oven to 350ยบ.

2. Grease bottoms only of 12 muffin cups with:
Shortening

3. Beat in medium bowl with fork:
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg

4. Stir into milk mixture just until all the flour is wet (do not stir too much-batter will be lumpy):
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

5. Spoon batter into muffin cups until 2/3 full. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

6. While muffins are baking, mix in small bowl, then set aside:
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

7. Melt in saucepan over low heat, then remove from heat:
1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine or butter

8. Immediately remove muffins from pan. Roll hot muffins in the melted margarine, then in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Serve hot.

Enjoy!

3 comments:

caljoy said...

Thanks for the recipe, I love cinnamon (forget chocolate give me cinnamon, butterscotch, caramel) I will make these when it gets cooler (-:
Have a great road trip and I hope your time w/family and friends rejuvenate you. That candy shop sounds cool.....
love ya
Joy

Mom said...

Yes, I can leave a comment.

Hope you bake these for me this week.

Love mom

Samantha said...

What a wonderful recipe, I made them for the family yesterday after seeing this post and they loved them, thanks for sharing a great recipe!