Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Mother's Day Muffins

   Here is a recipe for a delicious muffin that makes a great addition to your special Mother's Day breakfast in bed,or brunch.It is easy to make,healthy and not overly sweet.Any mom would enjoy  a basket of these!The pretty cupcake liners are available at http://www.fancyflours.com/ !
1/2 stick melted butter
2/3 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 c. plain or vanilla yogurt
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
2 c. flour
   In the bowl of your mixer,blend together the butter,eggs,yogurt,sugar ,and vanilla.Add the salt,cinnamon,baking soda,baking powder and flour.Mix until the batter is just combined.
   Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.Spoon batter into each liner ,almost to the top.Place in a 375 degree oven for 5 minutes.After 5 minutes,slide out the cupcake tin and add the crumb topping.Slide pan back into the oven,and bake for an additional 15 minutes.Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.

Crumb topping:
1/3 c. brown sugar
2/3 c. chopped walnuts
2 tbsp. butter,melted
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
   Mix all of the ingredients together in a small bowl.Place on top of the muffin batter and bake.

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