French Breakfast Puffs

Southern Living
28 miniature muffins or 10 regular muffins


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1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg, lightly beaten
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 milk
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted


Beat butter, 1/2 cup sugar, and egg at medium speed with a mixer until creamy and well blended.

Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to butter mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Spoon into greased miniature (1 3/4-inch) muffin pans, filling two-thirds full.

Bake at 350° for 14 to 16 minutes. Remove from pans immediately.

Combine 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Dip tops of muffins in 2 tablespoons melted butter and then in sugar mixture.

Note: Batter may be baked in regular muffin pans for 20 to 25 minutes.

Created date

April 2000