For me, I love nothing better than an easy to prepare recipe. And there it was, the Sugar Donut Muffin.
Lauren at CoffeeMuffins posted her version of the sugar donut muffin recipe from CinnamonSpice.
Lauren's photo was terrific. It made me want to have one so I just had to make them right away.
Without hesitation, I gathered together all the ingredients and pulled out my favorite mini muffin pan. I'd rather make my muffins mini size because it's easier to control our over-indulging.
CinnamonSpice suggested there can be many ways to embellish this wonderful treat. So of course, since I was already baking and making my usual mess in the kitchen, I decided to use everything I could find in my pantry. I didn't use the nuts and coconut because my family wouldn't eat them and I didn't want to have the delicious little donut muffin bites feel left out.
I used chocolate and colored candy sprinkles, cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar, sugar glazed and just plain decadent chocolate covered muffins.
Even my grandsons loved them. They especially enjoyed the colored candy and chocolate sprinkle covered muffins and they are hard to please when it comes to cake and muffins. My daughter devoured the decadent chocolate muffins.
I had to share this recipe with my sister, the "cook" (though she's not much of a baker). She was intrigued by my enthusiasm for the sugar donut muffins and was eager to add her 2 cents -- a 'jelly' donut muffin, and while we're at it, why not a peanut butter and jelly donut muffin.
I'll wait for her to put these two varieties together and make the mess in her kitchen. I'll pass on her results, if she ever does decide to bake.
For me, I will be making these wonderful sugar donut muffins on a regular basis. I started calling them my mini muffin bites. I was eating them in two bites as I was decorating them. Well, I had to make sure they tasted good before I passed them around -- no?
I never did eat dinner that night.