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Eggnog Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins
Prep 25 mins Bake 375°F 18 mins Cool 5 mins
Eggnog Muffins
Ingredients
  • 2 1/4  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1  cup  sugar
  • 2  teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground nutmeg
  • 2  eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1  cup  eggnog
  • 1/2  cup  butter, melted and cooled
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1/2  teaspoon  rum extract
  • 1  recipe Nutmeg-Streusel Topping
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin cups or line with paper bake cups; set aside. In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and nutmeg. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture; set aside.

2. In another bowl combine eggs, eggnog, butter, vanilla, and rum extract. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each two-thirds full. Sprinkle Nutmeg-Streusel Topping over muffin batter in cups.

3. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm.

From the Test KitchenMake-Ahead Directions:
  • Prepare as directed; cool completely. Place muffins in a single layer in a resealable plastic freezer bag. Seal, label, and freeze for up to 2 months. To serve, thaw at room temperature.
Nutmeg-Streusel Topping
Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1/3  cup  sugar
  • 1/2  teaspoon  freshly grated nutmeg or 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2  tablespoons  butter
Directions

1. In a small bowl stir together all-purpose flour, sugar, and nutmeg. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Nutrition Facts (Eggnog Muffins)
  • cal. (kcal) 312,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 73,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 46,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 24,
  • pro. (g) 5,
  • vit. A (IU) 340,
  • vit. C (mg) 1,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 52,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 132,
  • Potassium (mg) 80,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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