Amazing Doughnut Muffins

Are you a fan of doughnuts? If so, you’re going to love these Baked Doughnut Muffins with Brown Butter Cinnamon Sugar Glaze! These muffins are soft, fluffy and full of flavor. The brown butter cinnamon sugar glaze is the perfect finishing touch to these delicious muffins.

This doughnut muffins recipe is for the UK and the USA.

Make it Cupcakes

With a cupcake frosting, you can easily turn these cupcakes into doughnut cupcakes. Simply prepare a glazing of your choice and decorate the baked donut muffins with it.

Also try Creamy Raspberry Cupcakes with buttermilk, Banana Muffins or Our juiciest Cherry Bakewell Tart.


Doughnut Muffins you will love

Try this amazing recipe for donut muffins with a cinnamon glaze at home. It is the perfect treat for you and your family.
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Total Time 45 mins
Course Muffin
Cuisine International
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 256 kcal



  • 335 g plain flour
  • tsp baking soda
  • tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 100 ml milk
  • 1 tblsp plain yogurt
  • 70 g butter
  • 85 g sugar
  • 1 egg

For the coating:

  • 70 g butter
  • 100 g sugar
  • ½ tblsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Lightly grease a muffin tray for 6 large or 12 small muffins.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Combine the milk and yogurt in a small jug and set aside.
  • Using a mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg and beat until just combined.
  • Add the flour mixture in thirds, alternating with the milk mixture and mix until just combined – do not over mix. Spoon the batter into the prepared tin, filling approximately 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 25 minutes until golden brown and firm to touch.

For the coating:

  • Melt the butter and place in a bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon.
  • Once the muffins have cooled completely, dunk first in the melted butter and then coat with the cinnamon sugar.


Serving: 1MuffinCalories: 256kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 189mgPotassium: 53mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 326IUCalcium: 46mgIron: 1mg
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Hi, I am Susan. I love the art of cooking and I love life! Also am keen to inspire you and try out new ways of cooking. Here on My Golden Pear I write about the latest food trends, recipes and share my travel discoveries. As I am German by birth, you will also find many authentic German recipes here. Enjoy!

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