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Donut Muffins

What is better than donuts and muffins?  How about combining the two and making one delectable treat?  That’s right, DONUT MUFFINS!  You can have the delicious taste of a cake-like donut all wrapped up into the neat little package of a muffin.  The best part, this donut muffins recipe is so easy you probably have all the ingredients in your house already. 

donut muffin recipe


Donut Muffins
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Donut muffins are the perfect way to get that donut flavor without all the hassle.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 12
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2⅔ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk (can substitute with milk of your choice
  • For topping- 3 TB. melted butter
  • 3 TB. Sugar mixed with 2 tsp. cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 425. Lightly grease muffin tin or line with paper or silicone muffin cups.
  2. In bowl of stand mixer add sugars and softened butter, mix on medium speed until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla, mix until light and fluffy.
  3. Slowly add baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg until well blended.
  4. Add flour and buttermilk. Mix on low for about 2-3 minutes or until well combined.
  5. Spoon evenly into muffin pan.
  6. Bake for 16-18 minutes or until toothpick inserted into middle of muffin comes out clean. Cool on baking rack for 20-30 minutes.
  7. Brush tops of muffins with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. ENJOY!


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