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Feather-Light Breakfast Puffs

 Feather-Light Breakfast Puffs
Don't let the stiff batter of these muffins fool you; these slightly sweet puffs really bake up light and delicate. Serve them hot and they'll melt in your mouth!
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • In a bowl, beat shortening and egg. Combine the flour, sugar, baking
  • powder, salt and nutmeg. Stir into egg mixture alternately with milk
  • (batter will be stiff). Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups
  • about two-thirds full.
  • Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until muffins test done. For
  • topping combine sugar and cinnamon. When puffs are removed from the
  • oven, immediately roll each in butter and then into cinnamon-sugar.
  • Serve hot. Yield: about 1 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 234 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.