Butter Rum Muffins

Recipe by EdsGirlAngie
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 12 muffins




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Grease or line 12 muffin cups.
  • Beat butter with electic mixer until creamy; add 1/2 cup sugar, beating well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cloves and nutmeg in a separate bowl.
  • Combine milk and 3 tablespoons of rum in another bowl.
  • Add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with milk mixture, ending with flour mixture and combining only until JUST blended.
  • Spoon batter into muffin pan, filling 3/4 full.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove from pans immediately and cool on a wire rack.
  • Alternatively, you can make mini-muffins; bake for about 15 minutes.
  • Combine remaining 2 tablespoons rum and 3 tablespoons of sugar in a small saucepan; heat slowly, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves.
  • If mixture is too thick, add a little milk.
  • Brush glaze over warm muffins.