March 8, 2011

Mardi Gras Donut Muffins

Mardi Gras Glazed Donut Muffins -  Buns in My Oven
3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup vegetable oil  
3/4 cup milk (low fat is fine)  
1 tsp vanilla extract

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and grease muffin tin with cooking spray. In a large bowl beat together sugar and egg until light and fluffy. In small bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg. Pour into sugar/egg mixture and stir until well combined. Add in vegetable oil, milk, and vanilla extract. Mix well. Pour into muffin tins, filling each about 3/4 full. Bake for about 15 minutes until tester comes out clean.

1/4 cup milk
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
food coloring

Whisk milk, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract together.  Separate into 3 bowls.  Add food coloring to make purple, green, and yellow.  Dip each muffin into glaze or drizzle over the top.


  1. These look awesome, love all the colors you used, a real mardi gras.

  2. How fun! I'm celebrating Mardi Gras over at my blog too!