French Breakfast Puffs
Serves: makes 9 muffins
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ cup milk
For the topping:
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  3. Cream together the sugar, butter and egg in a large bowl. Add sifted flour mixture to the creamed mixture alternately with ½ cup milk, beating well after each addition.
  4. Fill greased muffin tins two-thirds full. Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes.
For the topping:
  1. Mix together the cinnamon and sugar.
  2. Remove muffins from the pan while they are still warm, and immediately dip them in the melted butter. Then roll the butter-covered muffin in the cinnamon sugar mixture. Serve warm.
Recipe by Kitchen Meets Girl at