Friday, May 2, 2008

little cinnamon muffin bites

little cinnamon muffin bites

1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup butter, melted

2 Tbl sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup butter, melted

preheat oven to 400*. grease 2 mini muffin pans. sift dry ingredients ( flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and allspice) together in a large bowl and set aside. combine the egg, milk and melted butter in another bowl and mix well. stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients mixing until just moistened. spoon into muffin tins and bake for 12-14 minutes. cool on wire rack. while still warm brush tops with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

yield: 24 mini muffins

p.s. if you are baking these for a specific purpose, say, to send with your boys on a scouting trip, HIDE THEM! or you will find yourself baking a second batch the very next day...i'm just sayin'.
everyday gift: warm muffins

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