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Sep 30, 2009

French Breakfast Puffs

A light and fluffy quick muffin topped with sugar and cinnamon

12 muffins

1/3 cup shortening or softened butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup milk


6 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon

1. Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg, mixing well. Stir in milk.

2. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Add to wet mixture, stirring until moistened.

3. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups with batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until muffins test done.

4. Remove muffins from pan and allow to cool for a few minutes. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Dip the top of each muffin in the melted butter and then in the cinnamon sugar