Doughnut muffins

Doughnut muffins

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(67 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 18 mins

Easy

Makes 12
These individual sugar-dipped cupcakes are baked not fried but taste just as delicious and are best straight from the oven

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal229
  • fat11g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs29g
  • sugars18g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 140g golden caster sugar, plus 200g extra for dusting
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
    Bicarbonate of soda

    Bicarbonate of soda

    Bicarbonate of soda, or baking soda, is an alkali which is used to raise soda breads and full-…

  • 100ml natural yogurt
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 140g butter, melted, plus extra for greasing
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 12 tsp seedless raspberry jam

Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Lightly grease a 12-hole muffin tin (or use a silicone one). Put 140g sugar, flour and bicarb in a bowl and mix to combine. In a jug, whisk together the yogurt, eggs and vanilla. Tip the jug contents and melted butter into the dry ingredients and quickly fold with a metal spoon to combine.

  2. Divide two-thirds of the mixture between the muffin holes. Carefully add 1 tsp jam into the centre of each, then cover with the remaining mixture. Bake for 16-18 mins until risen, golden and springy to touch.

  3. Leave the muffins to cool for 5 mins before lifting out of the tin and rolling in the extra sugar.

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Li-May
19th Jan, 2013
5.05
wonderful & simple.
hollymarie
29th Nov, 2012
5.05
Love this recipe - although I didn't have a tin that I trusted to be non-stick enough so I used paper cases. I'm glad I did, as several of the muffins had 'jam explosions' out of the sides where I hadn't quite managed to put the jam in the middle. Really enjoyed them though - they had a lovely flavour and texture and I just rolled the tops in sugar. Delicious!
kiplingleeann
11th Nov, 2012
5.05
What can I say 'WOW' these are fantastic made them today after trying a friends batch
sarahcroppier
27th Oct, 2012
4.05
Been looking forward to making these for ages, took everyone's comments into consideration but my jam still fell out of the bottom! I think I may have left them in a few minutes too long as well.. I agree with other comments on here, the most delicious light sponge I have tasted! Will definitely be trying again, hopefully with better results.
harleynoa
27th Oct, 2012
tried this recipe in double amount ...perfect.. will surely do them again ...make sure you cover all the jam slowly .. didn't have any leakages of it
tashytutu
1st Oct, 2012
3.05
My jam also sunk to the bottom. I thought it was because I added a little bit of milk to thin the Greek yoghurt I used? But it seems to have happened to a few people.
tashytutu
1st Oct, 2012
3.05
My jam also sunk to the bottom. I thought it was because I added a little bit of milk to thin the Greek yoghurt I used? But it seems to have happened to a few people.
monikajancewicz
24th Sep, 2012
5.05
I went to visit my friend one day and she made these muffins in just 5 min!!! And we had our coffee treat in just 20 min...Love it so much but I would recommend to put little bit less jam inside so it will not sunk to the bottom. I made one with Chocolate for my son and friends and they love it – amazing.
mrsraggle
7th Sep, 2012
2.05
I was quite disappointed by these. The jam sank to the bottom and then fell out of each muffin before eating, and they didn't taste like a doughnut at all - they're basically just a plain cupcake rolled in sugar. Shame really.
hollymarie
30th Jul, 2012
5.05
Really lovely recipe - they come out so light and fluffy! I used paper liners in the muffin tin (I didn't trust my tin's non-stickability) and they were still lovely. Was really glad for the liners because some of my jam had exploded out of the sides! Just meant the jam didn't end up welded to my tin :) and then just rolled the tops in sugar as directed, still lovely. Great for people who want a lighter alternative to donuts!

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