We have been working pretty hard around here for the past few weeks: lots of scrubbing, sanding and painting walls, re-grouting tiles, and just general (BLAH) household cleaning that we have been putting off for some time. As my husband put it: I'm not the best "handy person", but when it comes to redecorating you can't stop me. Cleaning and painting on the other hand? Zzzzzz. Wake me when it's all done and I just have to hang some paintings and put some fresh flowers around the place and sit back with a cup of coffee and marvel at what I have created - when in actual fact I have done about 0.005% of the hard work. So when the urge for a hot cinnamon donut struck half way through scrubbing down the kitchen tiles, I jumped into action. Anything would have been a good excuse to stop scrubbing the tiles- watching grass grow downstairs in the garden? - Yes please! Root canal? Sure- I'll be right there! <<<< OK I take the last one back- I would scrub a whole hospital down rather than having root canal, but you get my drift.
In my eyes nothing beats a piping hot cinnamon donut from donut king or the likes- but these come pretty darn close (and are WAY healthier).
Let me be very upfront with you- before you know it you will have eaten the whole tray. I'm not even exaggerating here- they are really addictive. So please don't come running to me if you get a muffin top from these muffin donuts- you have been warned!
Hope you love them as much as we do! ENJOY! x
- 1-¾ cup Flour
- 1-½ teaspoon Baking Powder
- ½ teaspoons Salt
- ½ teaspoons Nutmeg
- ½ teaspoons Cinnamon
- ⅓ cups Oil
- ¾ cups White Sugar
- 1 whole Egg
- ¾ cups Milk
- FOR THE TOPPING:
- ¼ cups Butter
- ⅓ cups White Sugar
- 1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
Combine flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.
Combine oil, sugar, egg and milk. Add dry ingredients and stir only to combine.
Bake at 350F/175C degrees for 15-20 minutes if you are using a medium sized muffin tin- or approx 10 minutes for the mini muffin tin (what we used). Meanwhile, melt the butter in a bowl. Combine the white sugar with the cinnamon in another bowl.
Shake muffins out while still hot. Dip muffins in butter, then into the sugar/cinnamon mix. Let cool.