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Donut Muffins

August 27, 2009

50.   Try 2 new recipes a month (3/33) (more info)

I came across this recipe at and had to try it! She substituted the nutmeg for cinnamon and said it tasted like snickerdoodles and I love snickerdoodles. These were SUPER easy to make and very very yummy!! Tara: 9/10 Alex: 7.5/10 Shane: /10

donut muffin

Recipe from Mac & Cheese, adapted from Baking Bites
makes 10 regular muffins (made 12 for us)

3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup milk (used skim milk)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (used cinnamon)

2 tablespoons butter, melted (optional)
1/2 cup superfine sugar (can pulse regular sugar in food processor to make), or powdered sugar

  • Lightly grease a muffin tin with vegetable oil or spray.
  • In a large bowl, beat together sugar and egg until light in color. Add vegetable oil, milk, and vanilla to sugar mixute and combine.
  • In a seperate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Then pour into liquid mixture and stir to combine.
  • Fill muffin cups 3/4 full, and bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 18-20 minutes, or until a tester inserted in the middle comes out clean.
9 Comments leave one →
  1. Jennifer permalink
    August 27, 2009 10:32 pm

    love this idea. and your site!

  2. August 28, 2009 3:04 am

    I don’t know what snickerdoodles are but these sound delicious.

    • taraSG permalink
      August 28, 2009 1:24 pm

      They are my favorite kind of cookies :)

  3. November 10, 2009 2:15 pm

    These were delicious!!!

    • taraSG permalink
      November 10, 2009 3:36 pm

      I’m glad you like them!!

  4. mommyinmotion permalink
    November 11, 2009 6:22 pm

    You know what snickerdoodles are? Growing up everyone used to think I was nuts when I said that my mom made them- no one had heard of them. Hmmm- snickerdoodle muffins, that might be worth a try!

    • taraSG permalink
      November 12, 2009 10:38 pm

      They are my favorite!! The muffins are sooo good and really easy to make!


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