Delectable Donut Muffins

These are super soft concoctions that are buttery ad taste like old fashion cinnamon and sugar roles.  Really easy to make and yields a good amount, perfect for a side plate when you’re having some tea or coffee in this lazy hazy afternoons at home.


30 min



Good for:

  • Everyday dessert
  • Great for afternoon tea or brunch
  • Not too sweet option


  • 1 ½  cups all-purpose flour
  • ½  cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ½  tspn baking powder
  • 1/8  tspn  salt
  • ½  tspn ground cinnamon
  • ¼  tspn  nutmeg
  • 1 tspn vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • ½  cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted and cooled

For the topping:

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tspn  ground cinnamon
  • 5 tspn  butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Kitchen things you’ll need:

  • Muffin tray/cups
  • Large bowl
  • 3 Small bowls
  • Whisk
  • Electric mixer
  • Spatula

Making it:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) degrees.
  • Grease muffin cups or line with paper liners. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  Set aside.
  • In a small bowl beat the egg.
  • Add the milk, vanilla extract, and melted butter and mix well to combine.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir just until moistened, being careful not to over mix.
  • Spoon batter into muffin cups about ½ – ¾  of the way full.  Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Allow muffins to cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan.
  • For the topping, mix in a small bowl together the cinnamon and sugar.
  • In another small bowl melt the 5 Tablespoons of butter.
  • Dip the muffins into the butter, then roll in the cinnamon sugar mixture.


  • You can drizzle with milted chocolate or add a thin layer of frosting for additional sweetness or decorations.



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