French Breakfast Muffins (Puffs)

French Breakfast Muffins (Puffs)

Ready in Skill Level 2


​French breakfast muffins (or sometimes known as french breakfast puffs)


US Ingredient Metric
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 195 g
1/2 cup white sugar 100 g
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2.5 g
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 0.5 g
1/4 teaspoon salt 1.5 g
1 egg 1
3/4 cup milk 180 mL
1/3 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 5 mL
1/4 cup melted butter
1/3 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease muffin cups or insert muffin liners.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Mix thoroughly.
  3. In a small bowl, add the egg and milk, beat lightly then add vanilla extract. Now add 1/3 cup melted butter and beat mixture together (allow butter to cool slightly before adding, or it may start to cook the eggs).
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix until just combined. It’s alright if the batter is slightly lumpy.
  5. Spoon batter evenly into the 12 prepared muffin cups.
  6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Remove from oven and set aside until cool enough to touch


  1. In a small bowl, combined 1/3 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon.
  2. Melt 1/4 cup of butter.
  3. When french breakfast muffins are cool enough to touch, dip the top of the muffin into the melted butter and then into the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  4. Best served warm.

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