French Breakfast Puffs
These French Breakfast Puffs are delicious breakfast muffin made extra-special after baking when they're dipped in butter and coated in cinnamon sugar.
Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Lynne
Ingredients
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
Coating
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 16 tablespoons 2 sticks unsalted butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Prepare a 12-cup muffin tin by spraying it with cooking spray or greasing it with butter.
  3. Into a medium bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg together.
  4. In a mixing bowl fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the shortening and sugar together.
  5. Beat in the eggs and combine well.
  6. Alternately, add the flour mixture and the milk, mixing thoroughly after each addition.
  7. Pour batter into muffin cups filling to about 2/3 full.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until lightly golden.
Coating
  1. In a medium bowl, melt the 2 sticks of butter.
  2. In another medium bowl, mix together the sugar and cinnamon for the coating.
  3. Dip the muffins into the butter, making sure to completely cover.
  4. Roll in cinnamon sugar.