Cinnamon Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins


These delicious little muffins take on the taste of a doughnut when dunked in butter and rolled in cinnamon sugar. Baked donut recipes never looked so good. These Cinnamon Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins are sure to be a hit!

Yields: 30 mini muffins

Cooking Time: 15 - 20 min

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 1/2 cups flour

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1 cup canned pumpkin

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • For rolling the muffins in:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 cup sugar mixed with 2 tablespoons cinnamon

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a mini muffin pan.

  2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Set aside.

  3. In a small bowl, mix together the milk and pumpkin. Set aside.

  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat the softened butter and 1/2 cup of sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the egg and continue mixing.

  5. Add the dry ingredients gradually, alternating with the pumpkin/milk mixture.

  6. Fill the prepared muffin cups to about 3/4 full and bake for about 20 minutes.

  7. Cool for a few minutes on a cooling rack. When cool enough to handle, roll in the melted butter and then in the cinnamon/sugar mixture.

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