Recipes: Cakes

Monkey Muffins

(14 - 16 Muffins)

  • 4 cups "JIFFY" Baking Mix
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 cup margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1-1/3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped

Preheat oven to 425°F. Grease muffin pans or use paper baking cups.

Combine cinnamon and sugars and set aside. Combine margarine or butter and vanilla; set aside to thicken up slightly. Combine baking mix and milk. Blend to a soft dough. On floured surface, knead 8 – 10 times. Pull off small pieces and roll into balls the size of a walnut. Dip in margarine or butter. Roll in sugar mixture. Place 4 – 5 pieces in each muffin cup. Sprinkle pecans or walnuts on top. Bake 14 - 16 minutes. Re-melt leftover butter and brush on top of each muffin. Cool 2 minutes before removing from pan.


Variation: For Monkey Bread, preheat oven to 350°F and grease a Bundt Pan. Prepare as directed above and bake 30-35 minutes.