Rating: 4.5 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

Our easy eggnog muffins capture the flavor of Christmas's essential beverage in a format that's perfect for Christmas brunch. These holiday muffins are sweet enough to serve for dessert, too.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
18 mins at 375°
cool:
5 mins
Yield:
12 muffins
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Eggnog Muffins

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Make-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.

Nutrition Facts (Eggnog Muffins)

312 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 7g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 73mg; sodium 132mg; potassium 80mg; carbohydrates 46g; fiber 1g; sugar 24g; protein 5g; vitamin a 340IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 52mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 50mg; iron 1mg.

Nutmeg-Streusel Topping

Ingredients

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Directions

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

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Reviews (2)

8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 1.0 stars
01/01/2021
This was dry and flavorless
Rating: Unrated
01/26/2015
I just made this and it is delicious. I added a teaspoon of salt and baked it in a 9x9 pan for a coffee cake. I also drizzled it with a powdered sugar glaze.