Butterscotch pudding gives a distinctive flavor to these muffins topped with brown sugar and nuts. 'My son made them for a 4-H competition and they won first-place purple ribbons,' writes Jill Hazelton of Hamlet, Indiana.
Few things tickle the senses like the smell of baking in the morning, and French Breakfast Muffins, with nutmeg in the batter, supply a particularly tantalizing aroma. But it's the finishing touch -- dipping the warm muffins in butter and cinnamon sugar -
This recipe was given to me many years ago by the county Extension service. I love the muffins' hearty taste and light texture. If you're cooking for one or two, they keep well in the refrigerator or the freezer.