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Donut Muffins Recipe

All of the delicious flavors of a donut in a muffin recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Bread, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: party
Servings: 24 muffins
Calories: 85kcal

Ingredients

Muffins

  • 1/3 cup shortening Make sure you use shortening, not margarine.
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp butter flavor extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Chocolate Glaze

  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar

Strawberry Glaze

  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon strawberry extract
  • 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar

Vanilla Glaze

  • 1 Tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sifted confectioners' sugar

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, mash together the shortening and sugar.
  • Add the egg and whisk it all up until it is smooth.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg into the bowl.
  • Pour in the milk, butter extract and vanilla extract. Mix the batter with a whisk until it is smooth.
  • Drop the mixture into 24 oiled mini muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  • Bake the muffins at 350 for 15-18 minutes, the tops my still look pale. Remove them from the oven and allow them to cool.
  • Glaze
  • Combine the ingredients and mix until smooth.
  • Add food coloring (where required) and stir until desired color is reached.
  • Dip tops of the muffins into glaze.
  • Allow glaze to set for 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 85kcal