I am always looking for great muffin and quick bread recipes. So, when I came across this recipe for Cinnamon-Pecan muffins, I had to give it a try! At first glance, it seemed easy enough — common ingredients that are already in my pantry, simple instructions and, most importantly, cinnamon! I love cinnamon anything!
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans, lightly toasted
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease 9 muffin cups. Fill the remaining cups half-way with water.
In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients. In a seperate bowl, mix the wet ingredients. Incorporate the wet ingredients into the dry ones. Mix until mixture is moistened, being careful not to over-mix the batter.
Fill muffin cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a cake tester, inserted into the center of a muffin, comes out clean.
Was it a keeper?
These muffins were incredible! The recipe was very quick (I had everything together in under 10 minutes) and simple. Next time (and I’m sure there will be MANY next times!), I will try adding blueberries or chopped apples. Also, I think I’ll try baking them for less time — just a few minutes less.
If you’re looking for a great brunch item or need to whip something up quickly for unexpected guests, this recipe fits the bill! Easy, fast and delicious!
We highly recommend them!
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