Vanilla Crumb Cakes / Muffins - Southern Living

Total Time
45mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
30 mins

This recipe came from the book 2008 Christmas with Southern Living. The muffins bake up light and moist with a faint aroma of nutmeg. The only thing that might make them better is some pecans or chopped apple. The added crunch would make them just about perfect.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease 4 cups in a jumbo muffin pan. Fill the 2 empty cups halfway with water.
  2. In a large bowl stir together sugars. Add flour and nutmeg, whisking until blended. Cut butter into flour/sugar mixture with a fork until crumbly. Remove and reserve 1/2 cup crumb mixture for topping.
  3. Combine buttermilk, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Whisk in egg. Pour over the crumb mixture remaining in large bowl. Stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Spoon batter evenly into a greased jumbo muffin pan, filling 4 muffins with batter. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture evenly over batter, pressing lightly into batter.
  5. Bake 350 for 28 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes, remove cakes from pan, and let cool completely on wire rack. Drizzle with Vanilla Glaze.
  6. Vanilla Glaze: Whisk all ingredients until smooth. Yield 1/4 cup.