French Breakfast Puffs

This French Breakfast Puffs recipe, is a family recipe adapted for Cast Iron. Sure to delight everyone in your family. With a delicious mixture of butter sugar and cinnamon.


  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted


  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease 12 cast iron muffin cups
  2. Mix shortening, 1/2 cup sugar and the egg throughly in large bowl. Stir in flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg alternately with milk. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  3. Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Mix 1/2 cup sugar and the cinnamon. Roll hot muffins immediately in melted butter, then in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Serve hot.


  1. Willis Blevins

    Interested in recipes. Look good.

  2. Linda Richey

    Hi Ned! I don’t have the cast iron. What would be a good substitute, e.g., regular muffin pan?

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