Pin a Day: Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins

While this has been a busy week, I still made time to bake.  Trivia is always a good venue for trying new recipes, so I made these Cinnamon Sugar Donut Muffins.   These reminded me a bit of snickerdoodles in a muffin form, so I knew they'd be tasty.  I opted to make a single batch since it was a new recipe, but a double batch would have been eaten up.  I started by melting the butter and letting it cool for a little bit.  I mixed together the dry ingredients of flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  To the butter, I added sugar, milk, and egg.  I mixed the wet ingredients and it was still pretty lumpy.  I added the liquid to the dry and stirred until just moistened.  I divided the batter evenly among 12 muffin cups and baked at 350 for about 18 minutes.  While the muffins baked, I melted more butter and made a cinnamon sugar mixture.  I let the muffins cool for a few minutes after baking and then brushed butter on each muffin and dipped them in the cinnamon sugar mixture.  I let them set on a cooling rack to cool completely.  I packed them up and off to trivia they went.  The muffins were a hit-I shared them with my team, other teams, our beer tenders, and our quiz master.  They may have been a good luck charm too, because we definitely had a winning night!  If you are a fan of snickerdoodles, these are a great choice and fairly simple to make.