Cinnamon Breakfast Puffs

Serving Size: Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

3 cups Flour
3 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Nutmeg Ground
1 cup White Sugar
2/3 cup Shortening
2 Egg(s)
1 cup Milk
Topping:
1 1/4 cups White Sugar
3 tsp Cinnamon
3/4 cup Butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease 12 muffin cups. 
  2. in a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream together 1 cup sugar and shortening. Add eggs and mix again.
  4. Add flour mixture and milk alternately to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition. 
  5. Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until golden.

Topping:

  1. In a bowl, melt the butter. In a separate bowl combine remaining sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Dip baked muffins in butter, coating thoroughly, then coat with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

So delicious. Enjoy with breakfast or just as a snack. 

Note: I prefer the little muffin tins. If you use those, you could probably get 3 batches. Otherwise, maybe 1 1/2 of the larger ones.

*Original recipe found on The Pioneer Woman's website.