1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
5.3 ounces butter, melted
3 cups all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup of milk or buttermilk
*1 cup of optional add ins like blueberries or chopped peaches
In a medium bowl, whisk together melted butter and sugar until smooth.
Add eggs and vanilla to butter and sugar and whisk until smooth.
In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
Fold sifted flour mixture and milk alternately into egg mixture with a spatula until ingredients are well incorporated.
*Fold in optional add ins until evenly distributed.
Spray muffin tins very liberally and scoop muffin batter 3/4 full directly into the tin with no muffin liners.
Bake at 375 for about 15 minutes or until tops of muffins are firm when touched.
Cinnamon Sugar Donut: Dip top and edges of cooled muffin into melted butter and roll in cinnamon sugar.
Glazed Donut: (glaze recipe: 1/2 cup melted butter, 3 cups powdered sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 6-9 tablespoons milk, stir until smooth )
Dip cooled muffin in glaze and let it set for a few minutes
*Makes 12-14 standard sized muffins.