Friday, April 9, 2010

Doughnut muffins.....


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking power
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • Zest of ½ an orange
  • ¼ cup plus 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup plus 2 tbs buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For topping:
  • 4 tbs butter, melted
  • ½ cup sugar, for rolling
  • 1 tbs cinnamon, for rolling


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a muffin tin with cooking spray or vegetable oil.
  • In a large bowl, beat together sugar and egg until light in color. Add in all the vegetable oil, all the buttermilk, vanilla extract and mix well.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, orange zest, cinnamon and nutmeg; add this to the wet mixture.Divide batter evenly into 12 muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full.Bake for 15-18 minutes, until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • While muffins are baking, melt butter in one bowl and in another bowl pour in the ½ cup sugar, plus 1tbs cinnamon.
  • When muffins are done, take muffin one by one and brush top of muffin with melted butter then dip into cinnamon sugar mixture. Cool on a wire rack.Makes 12 muffins.

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