Eggnog Muffins With Spiced Butter

Eggnog Muffins With Spiced Butter

These tender eggnog-laced muffins taste great with the cinnamon and nutmeg spiced butter.

15 min.prep time 35 min.total time
12 muffins
1 Rating

Ingredients

Spiced Butter

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Muffins

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1 teaspoon rum extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt

Topping

1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F.  Grease or place paper baking cups into (2 1/2-inch) muffin cups; set aside.

Combine all butter ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Set aside.

Combine eggnog, 1/4 cup melted butter, egg and rum extract in bowl. Add all remaining muffin ingredients; stir just until moistened.

Spoon batter into prepared muffin pan.  Bake 20-25 minutes or until light brown. Cool slightly; remove from pan.

Combine all topping ingredients except butter in small shallow bowl. Pour 1/4 cup melted butter into another bowl. Dip tops of muffins in melted butter, then in topping mixture. Serve warm with spiced butter.

Recipe Tip

Mini-sized muffins are perfect for a breakfast buffet where you want to taste a little bit of everything. For mini muffins, prepare batter as directed above. Spoon batter into 36 greased or paper-lined (1 3/4-inch) mini muffin cups. Bake 9-12 minutes. Continue as directed above.

Nutrition Facts (1 muffin, 2 teaspoons spiced butter)

Calories: 280

Fat: 17g

Cholesterol: 70mg

Sodium: 310mg

Carbohydrates: 28g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #12700©2003Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

not enough spice, too much like bread not a muffin- just not at all appetizing-no one liked them

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