Feather Light Breakfast Puff Muffins

This morning at the Talbot house - Feather Light Breakfast Puffs!
On the weekend of my fortieth birthday, my husband surprised me and took me to Canandaigua to spend the night at a bed and breakfast and see the Christmas Light display at Sonnenberg Gardens.  In the morning, our hostess served these muffins along with homemade sausages - Yum!  She graciously shared the recipe with me.
1/3 cup shortening
1 egg
1 1/2 cups of flour
1/2 cup of sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
1/2 cup of milk
topping:  1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 3 Tbsp melted butter

Preheat oven to 350.  In a large mixing bowl, beat shortening and egg.  Combine all dry ingredients and beat into egg mixture alternating with milk. Batter will be stiff. Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes.  Immediately brush tops with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture.  Serve warm. 


  1. Good morning!
    love this - perfect way to share!!
    only if i can just pick one of this muffin and eat them!!!!
    thank you!


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