9 Reviews

Miss Annie, these are so wonderful. I made these for breakfast during the holiday festivities. Very moist and delicious. I also did not frost them because they didn't need it. Tasted great on their own. My family loved the cinnamon flavor. Thanks.

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Sunflower July 07, 2002

These are very good. My husband said they taste like cinnamon doughnuts. I actually did not frost these because they smelled and tasted so great right out of the oven.

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Bogey'sMom May 25, 2002

These were delicious! They reminded me a little of a cinnamon roll! I followed the directions exactly and wouldn't change a thing. However, I didn't frost them because of the comments from the other reviewers. However, next time I might frost them with a thin powdered sugar icing, like that of a cinnamon roll. This recipe will be made again and again! Thanks for a great recipe Miss Annie!

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Kim D. January 14, 2003

We loved the taste of these-just like eating warm doughnuts. Ours fell in the center and wouldn't come out of the muffin tin, despite using non-stick cooking spray. We "chipped" them out with a knife and ate them that way. Maybe because I make 1 1/2 recipe instead of just one??

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elise8312 March 30, 2003

These were very good! I don't think they taste like doughnuts but I really don't care. They were great without the frosting and have a wonderful texture.

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Marci Emery May 07, 2003

I doubled this recipe and brought it to our Easter Sunday brunch at church. I made a light vanilla glaze to go on top. They were loved by all and there were none left. They really do taste like doughnuts too. Thanks for the recipe.

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snowflakes April 05, 2010

I made these muffins last night and they are really good. DH has already asked me to make more, so I will make enough that I can freeze some and he can pull them out at night so he has them for work in the morning. I used butter rather than vegetable shortening, left out the nutmeg and used powdered sugar on top rather than frosting! Thanks for this great recipe.

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Husky Brigade March 29, 2010

What an appealing recipe! I'd trust it as written (I have often looked to Miss Annie when I want to try something new and interesting) but altered it to suit my preferences. I used all whole wheat pastry flour - a soft, non-gritty one from Bob's Red Mill - and sweetened with 1/4 cup sucanat and 1 teaspoon of Trader Joe's stevia (the kind that's bulked up with lactose). I mixed the sucanat with the egg and 1/3 cup grapeseed oil for shortening and let it all sit to dissolve the sucanat crystals. I let the batter sit in the muffin tin while the oven heated to let the flour absorb moisture more evenly. I think next time I'll try 2/3 cup milk; whole wheat flour needs more liquid than white flour does and the batter was very stiff. Also I think I'd sprinkle them with cinnamon sugar before baking. I left off the frosting. This made 9 nice sized medium muffins for me. They baked up beautifully and are quite good. They make the kitchen smell wonderful! UPDATE: Took one out of the freezer for a trip yesterday and had it with coffee on the drive home. It was remarkably like a good cake doughnut. Great fun.

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pumacreek March 01, 2010

I love this recipe. I've made it many times. Usually I only have 1/2 n 1/2 so I use that instead of milk. I've also added a ripe banana and omitted the nutmeg.

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vanessaessa January 10, 2007
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