Sunday, July 25, 2010

French Breakfast Puff





I found this recipe here: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/
This is THE BEST Recipe blog I have ever seen and I have not tried a recipe from here that I haven't liked. She is hilarious, amazingly talented and skinny... who can cook all of this food and still be skinny? She makes me sick actually b/c look at her photography part too...yep, sickening! hahaha and I bet she is really nice on top of all of this! Even more sickening...

Oh yeah, here is the reason we are here, to try these yummy little treats. I make these occasionally for my Young Women treats and they LOVE them. I like them, no love here, but they are really good. They are more like muffins coated in Cinnamon and sugar, not really puffy. But "French Breakfast Puffs" DOES sound better than Cinnamon coated muffins.

French Breakfast Puffs

Prep Time 30 Minutes
Cook Time 25 Minutes Servings 12 Difficulty Easy
Ingredients

* 3 cups Flour
* 3 teaspoons Baking Powder
* 1 teaspoon Salt
* ½ teaspoons Ground Nutmeg
* 1 cup Sugar
* ⅔ cups Shortening (Crisco)
* 2 whole Eggs
* 1 cup Milk
* 1-½ cup Sugar
* 3 teaspoons Cinnamon
* 2 sticks Butter

Preparation Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease 12 muffin cups.

In a large bowl 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 again. Add flour mixture and milk alternately to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.

Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 350 degrees 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.

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