French Breakfast Puffs

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 16 mins

An awesome muffin recipe that has been in my family for many years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter, 1/2 cup sugar, and egg at medium speed with a mixer until creamy and well blended.
  2. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to butter mixture alternatively with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Spoon into greased miniature (1 3/4 inch) muffin pans, filling two-thirds full.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 14 to 16 minutes. Remove from pans immediately.
  4. Combine 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Dip tops of muffin in 2 tablespoons of melted butter and then in sugar mixture.
  5. NOTE: Batter may be baked in regular muffin pan for 20 to 25 minutes. 10 muffins.
Most Helpful

These were wonderful! they are so easy to make. the muffin itself has such a wonderfully buttery flavor and the cinnamon/sugar/butter mix that goes on the top gives it just the right amount of sweetness and flavor. i would maybe put some vanilla in the batter next time, but there will definately be a next time! i loved them. and sooo easy.

CIA_Next_Fall! August 29, 2008

This is a great, simple recipe, best served warm -- I've been making it for years, since finding it in a Clabber Girl 'Old-Fashioned Favorites' pamphlet-style cookbook from 1991. Thanks for posting!

aloha808 May 10, 2008