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Donut Muffin Recipe

These muffins taste just like a donut, with just the right hint of nutmeg and cinnamon, and are topped with the most delicious glaze!

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cool 10 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 339 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


Muffin ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk

Glaze ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp water hot


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line cupcake tray with liners.

  2. In your mixer, beat together butter, oil and sugars until smooth. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Add powder, soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt vanilla, milk and flour. Beat well.
  3. Spoon batter into liners and fill to tops. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until tops are golden and springy to the touch. Let cool 10 minutes before adding Glaze.
  4. To make the glaze, mix melted butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and water together. Mix until smooth.
  5. When muffins have cooled slightly, dip the muffin top into the glaze and allow the glaze to harden. Once hardened, dip a second time and allow to harden. Serve and enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Donut Muffin Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 339 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 280mg12%
Potassium 139mg4%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 285IU6%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.