Glazed Doughnut Muffins

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

 
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Even if you think your not a good baker or have any skills in the kitchen just give this recipe a try. It is  a take on the things people love a lot doughnuts and a muffin, so what is a better way then combining it. The name might make it sound like a really complex treat to make but it really isn’t. So no giving up and just go for it, worse thing that can happen is that you have to start again. 
 

Ingredients:

1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoons ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup milk

For the Glaze
3 tablespoons butter; melted
1 cup confectioners’ sugar; sifted
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons hot water

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 180°c and line tin with paper muffin cups

2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, cream together the butter, vegetable oil, and sugars till smooth.

3. Add the eggs until well incorporated

4. Stir in the baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla.

5. Stir the flour into the butter mixture alternately with the milk, beginning and ending with the flour and making sure everything is thoroughly combined.

6. Spoon the batter evenly into the prepared pan, filling the cups nearly full.

7. Bake the muffins for 15 to 17 minutes, or until they’re a pale golden brown and a can insert a toothpick into the middle and it comes out clean.

8. In a medium bowl, prepare the glaze by mixing together the melted butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla and water. Whisk until smooth.

9. When muffins have cooled slightly, dip the muffin crown into the glaze and allow the glaze to harden. 

 
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