Monkey Bread Muffins

Monkey Bread Muffins is a great recipe to make with kids. They will have fun and have a few extra hands rolling all the little balls of dough.

Monkey Bread Muffins

Monkey Bread Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, chilled
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk

Instructions

  1. Move an oven rack to the bottom third of the oven and preheat to 425F. Line 1 muffin tin with 12 liners,
  2. In a small bowl, microwave 4 tbsp butter and the maple syrup at high power until melted, about 30 seconds.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together 1/3 cup granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  4. In a food processor, combine the flour, baking powder, the remaining 2 tbsp of granulated sugar, and salt. Pulse until well combined. Cut the remaining butter into small pieces and pulse together until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  5. Pulse in the buttermilk until the dough comes together.
  6. Transfer to a floured work surface, and pat dough into a 10" square. Use a pizza cutter or sharp knife to quarter the dough, then cut each quarter into 16 equal pieces. Roll into balls
  7. Transfer to a floured work surface, and pat dough into a 10" square. Use a pizza cutter or sharp knife to quarter the dough, then cut each quarter into 16 equal pieces. Roll into balls
  8. Tent the muffin tin with tin foil and bake until cooked through and golden, about 15-17 minutes.
  9. Mix together confectioners sugar and milk to make the glaze. While the muffins are still warm, drizzle the glaze over the muffins. Serve warm.
  10. Serves 12.

Notes

For step-by-step instructions for this recipe and more, visit Erica's Sweet Tooth.

http://www.localparent.ca/local_parent/food/baking/monkey-bread-muffins/

Author: Erica's Sweet Tooth

Recipe and photo courtesy Erica's Sweet Tooth.

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