Tuesday, October 7, 2008

French Breakfast Puffs

3 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup shortening (Crisco)
2 eggs
1 cup milk
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 teaspoons cinnamon
2 sticks butter

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Lightly grease 12 muffin cups.
Stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
Set aside.
In a different bowl, cream together 1 cup sugar and shortening, then add eggs and mix.
Add flour mixture and milk alternately to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until golden.
In a bowl, melt 2 sticks butter.
In a separate bowl combine remaining sugar and cinnamon.
Dip baked muffins in butter, coating thoroughly, then coat with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

Pioneer Woman


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