Cinnamon Donut Muffins

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Cinnamon donut muffins are a family favorite, particularly when the weather starts getting cooler.  They’re easy to make and oh, so delicious. Warning: they’re addictive!

mini muffins on white plate with fruit and glass of milk nearby


 
The secret ingredient is the nutmeg, so be sure to add it to the batter.  Or could it be the cinnamon sugar that makes these muffins so irresistible?

close up of sugar coating on mini muffins

I doubt you’ll have any left over, but if you do, these cinnamon donut muffins freeze beautifully.

large white bowl filled with mini muffins on white wood table with blue and white napkin
Cinnamon Donut Muffins
Yields 48
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
12 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
12 min
60 calories
12 g
0 g
1 g
0 g
0 g
14 g
72 g
3 g
0 g
1 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
14g
Yields
48
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60
Calories from Fat 12
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g
2%
Saturated Fat 0g
1%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 72mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates 12g
4%
Dietary Fiber 0g
1%
Sugars 3g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 package boxed yellow cake mix, plus ingredients on the box
  2. 1 Tbsp ground nutmeg
  3. 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  4. 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  5. Cooking spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray mini muffin pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  3. Prepare cake mix according to directions on the box. Add nutmeg to the batter at the end.
  4. Fill muffin cups 2/3 to 3/4 full with batter.
  5. Bake approximately 12 minutes, until muffins are lightly browned and toothpick inserted into center of muffin comes out clean.
  6. Immediately remove cupcakes from pan and roll in sugar until completely covered.
  7. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Notes
  1. Leftover cupcakes freeze well.
Adapted from Kids' Cake Mix Fun and More
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calories
60
fat
1g
protein
0g
carbs
12g
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Adapted from Kids' Cake Mix Fun and More
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Now I’m in the mood to make another batch of these cinnamon donut muffins (and the family is clamoring for more). 

close up of mini muffins on white plate with fruit

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7 Comments

  1. We have actually had these before and we loved them as much as your family does! Great breakfast or snack!

  2. Hi Susan – Do you hear that noise? It’s the sound of me finishing that entire batch. Holy wowza yumerific! Hugs, Holly

    1. I’m so glad to hear that, Betty! (and I haven’t made them for my family in a while, so guess what I’m making tomorrow? šŸ™‚

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