Doughnut muffins

Doughnut muffins

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(114 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 a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 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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misslulu
19th Jan, 2012
Does anyone know how well they keep or are they freezable only 2 of us?
sharonloving
11th Jan, 2012
To make Gluten Free, use Gf Self Raising flour and 1 tsp GF baking powder.
lwhitike
10th Jan, 2012
5.05
Yum! These are really easy to make and taste delicious. I made one batch with Nutella and they were gone in a flash!
milly1503
9th Jan, 2012
5.05
These were gorgeous. I have made 2 batches now, and everyone has said that they are nicer than real doughnuts! Mine were perfect after 15 mins in a fan oven. The only issue I had with my 2nd batch was that the jam sank all the way to the bottom of the muffin and some was lost when I removed them from the tin. Any ideas why?
lesley1142
8th Jan, 2012
5.05
I adore doughnuts and this recipe seemed to cut out some calories by baking rather than frying. Very easy to make, came out lovely and golden. I used blueberry jam so I suppose you could use any flavour you fancied. Much lighter than a muffin but not quite a doughnut taste but very moreish anyway! Will definitely be making these again!!
heatherbel1
4th Jan, 2012
Delicious! Amazingly doughnut-like but alot less naughty:-) Only took 15mins in fan oven. Used raspberry jam with seeds in worked just fine. Will definitely make again!
sxysusie22
1st Jan, 2012
Easy to make, I doubled the mixture and they only took 15mins but I have a fan oven! Look lovely!
dianecrtr4
30th Dec, 2011
5.05
Needed an extra 20 minutes than stated, the result was perfect, they disappeared in a flash should have made 2 batches, at least I will know for next time!

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