Sugar Donut Muffins


Guilt free donuts?? Here they are – these “donuts” are baked in a mini muffin pan and then brushed in a light coat of butter and tossed in cinnamon sugar.  They are airy, decadent, and delicious warm out of the oven.

Sugar Donut Muffins
Adapted from Baking Bites

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking power
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted for brushing
  • 1/2 cup sugar plus 2 teaspoons cinnamon, for rolling
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a muffin tin with cooking spray or vegetable oil.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together sugar and egg until light in color.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Pour into egg mixture and stir to combine. Pour in vegetable oil, milk and vanilla extract.
  4. Divide batter evenly into 24 mini-muffin cups, filling each about 3/4 full.
  5. Bake for 11-12 minutes until a tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. While muffins are baking, melt butter and pour remaining sugar into a small bowl.
  7. When muffins are done, lightly brush the top of each with some melted butter, remove from the pan and roll in sugar. Cool on a wire rack.

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