Thursday, April 9, 2009

Easy Cinnamon Roll Muffins

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
4 tsp active dry or rapid rise yeast
2/3 cup warm milk (100-110F; low fat is fine)
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg

2 tbsp butter, room temperature
2/3 cup brown sugar
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
pinch ground cardamom

1 cup powdered sugar
1-2 tbsp milk or cream

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Dissolve the yeast in a measuring cup filled with the warmed milk, then stir milk mixture, vegetable oil, vanilla extract and egg into the flour mixture. Mix well, until very smooth. Pour into prepared pan and let rest for 15 minutes. While the dough rests, mix together butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and cardamom in a small bowl using a fork until all the butter has been incorporated into the sugar and mixture is crumbly. Divide the batter between 12 greased muffin cups. Sprinkle evenly on top of rested dough and press the mixture down into the dough with your fingertips (or swirl in with a spatula.)Place pan into a cold oven, then set the oven temperature to 350F. Bake for about 20 minutes, until bread is lightly browned at the edges and the center of the bread springs back when lightly pressed. Some of the sugar mixture on top may still be bubbling. Cool for at least 30 minutes before whisking the powdered sugar and milk together to form an icing and drizzling it onto the bread. Serve warm. Leftovers can be reheated in the microwave.


Anonymous said...

Oh, I gotta have some of this. Maybe even tonight!

Carla said...

Those look so good!

NadineC said...

Sooooo, fess up, here APP! Do you actually MAKE the recipes you post on your blog? Because you would be BIG AS A HOUSE if you did, I'm thinkin'....haha. These look really good...I guess I'm going to have to bite the bullet (or muffin) and make them this weekend :-) I'll be gettin' back to ya.....

A Bite of Country Cupcakes said...

A hot coffee and a tray Of that I would be ready to roll:)
Literaklly roll!

princessmama said...

Wow, those look yummy!

Anonymous said...

They look delicious. I'll have to try them one Sunday morning. Thanks for sharing!

Tammy said...

I've been enjoying your blog, just wanted you to know ;D

Happy Easter Weekend!☼