French Breakfast Puffs

French Breakfast Puffs

(12 servings)    Printable Version
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 and 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg - lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup melted butter (or margarine)
  • 3 additional Tablespoons melted butter (or margarine)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. (For dark or glass muffin tins, reduce heat to 325 degrees.)

Combine 1/4 cup of sugar and cinnamon for topping. Set aside.

In a bowl, stir together flour, remaining 1/2 cup of sugar, baking powder nutmeg, and salt.

In a separate bowl, combine egg, milk and 1/3 cup of melted butter. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

Lightly grease muffin cups or line with muffin papers. Fill 2/3 full (if you fill too much, the muffins will overflow while baking). Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden. Immediately dip tops into 3 Tablespoons of melted butter, then roll in the sugar-cinnamon mixture you made at the start of the recipe.


These muffins puff up golden brown and are then dipped in butter and rolled in a delicious blend of cinnamon and sugar.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank pahansen for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of French Breakfast Puffs?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
Based on 1 vote.


From Jim
Rating (out of 5):  

This recipe has been a staple of breakfast for us for years. My mom turned me on to these and now it is a favorite for the entire family.

Comment submitted: 2/23/2019 (#20730)





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