French Breakfast Puffs

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This was a favorite recipe of mine growing up. Now, I continue to make them for my husband and I. These muffins are easy to make, and quite tasty.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 dozen
close up view of French Breakfast Puffs on a platter and on a cake stand, next to two glasses of orange juice
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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • cup shortening

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 6 tablespoons margarine, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups or line cups with paper muffin liners.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, cream together 1/2 cup sugar and shortening. Beat in egg. Stir flour mixture into shortening mixture alternately with milk. Beat well. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. While muffins are baking, combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.

  4. Remove muffins from oven and muffin pan. Immediately, dip the tops of the muffins into the melted margarine, then into the sugar/cinnamon mixture. Repeat with each muffin, until all muffin tops are covered. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

231 Calories
12g Fat
30g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 231
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 214mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 3g
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 42mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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