Dirt Bomb Muffins

photo (26)This recipe is from the May 2014 issue of Bon Appetit magazine. These muffins are really tasty. It makes 12 muffins.








Dirt Bomb Muffins

For Muffins:
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 
 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 
cup sugar
1 large egg
1 cup whole milk

For Topping:
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted

For Muffins:

Preheat oven to 375°. Coat a standard 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick spray. Whisk flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg in a medium bowl; set aside.

Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Beat in egg. With mixer on low speed, add dry ingredients in 3 additions alternating with milk in 2 additions, beginning and ending with dry ingredients.

Divide batter among muffin cups and bake, rotating pan halfway through, until a tester inserted into center comes out clean, 30–35 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes in pan, then transfer to a wire rack.

For topping:

Mix sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Working one at a time, dip tops of muffins in melted butter, then cinnamon sugar.


Per Muffin – Calories: 260, Total Fat: 14g, Sat. Fat: 9g, Carbs; 33g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 3


One thought on “Dirt Bomb Muffins

  1. Absolutely wonderful. The batter is really good – reminds me of a good cake donut. Will be enjoying these many, many, times.

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