Meltaway Cinnamon Muffins | Cinnamon Muffin Recipe

These meltaway muffins - aka Cinnamon Muffins are from a deliciously simple Cinnamon Muffin Recipe with staple ingredients. They're rolled in butter and sugar and when warm, melt in your mouth!

Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon, muffins, sweet breads
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 125 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 1/2 c flour
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 c milk
  • 1/3 c butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Topping:
  • 1/2 c butter melted
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 c sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine dry ingredients. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg, milk, butter and vanilla.

  4. Gradually beat in dry mixture until moist.
  5. Grease mini muffin pan {easier without liners} and fill each just over 2/3 full. Bake 12 minutes. Allow to cool 5 minutes.
  6. Remove muffins from pan. Coat muffins in butter, then roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

If you use salted butter, eliminate salt from the recipe.

For the best results, don't overfill and don't over bake.


Nutrition Facts
Meltaway Cinnamon Muffins | Cinnamon Muffin Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 111mg5%
Potassium 52mg1%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.