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Eggnog Muffins with Spiced Butter

Eggnog Muffins with Spiced Butter

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

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15 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time


Spiced Butter

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 tablespoon powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


1 cup eggnog

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, slightly beaten

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


1/4 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

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

  5. STEP 5

    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.

Tip #1

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 (1 muffin, 2 teaspoons spiced butter)

280 Calories
17 Fat (g)
70 Cholesterol (mg)
310 Sodium (mg)
28 Carbohydrates (g)
<1 Dietary Fiber
4 Protein (g)
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