Spice Donut Muffins with PB frosting

Spice Donut Muffins with Peanut Butter Glaze

Fabulous breakfast during cool Fall mornings. The peanut butter glaze is the perfect topping for these donut muffins! Recipe for donut muffins adapted from King Arthur's Flour site. Peanut butter glaze: Crunchy Creamy Sweet original
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 15 muffins
Calories 253 kcal
Author Anna


  • 1/2 c vegetable or canola oil
  • 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 1/3 c packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 2/3 c all-purpose flour
  • 1 c milk
  • 4 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1/2 c powdered sugar
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  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F. Grease your muffin tin ( not only each cavity but the top surface in between them too ). Set aside.
  2. In a bowl of you stand mixer, beat together oil and both sugars, until well blended.
  3. Add eggs, one by one, beating well after each addition.
  4. Turn off the mixer. Add baking powder, soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Beat again until incorporated.
  5. With your mixer on the lowest speed, add flour alternating with milk, making sure you start and end with flour.
  6. Spoon the batter into prepared muffin tin, filling each cavity nearly full.
  7. Bake 15 to 17 minutes.
  8. Cool in pan for 2 to 3 minutes. Gently pop out and transfer onto a cooling rack to cool completely before glazing.
  9. For the glaze:
  10. Place peanut butter and milk in a microwave safe bowl. Heat up in 10 second increments, until liquid and runny consistency.
  11. Add enough powdered sugar to thicken it up but still drizzling consistency.
  12. Pour over muffins.

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes about 15 muffins. When baking the last three, pour a tablespoon of water to empty cavities to prevent scorching.

Nutrition Facts
Spice Donut Muffins with Peanut Butter Glaze
Amount Per Serving
Calories 253 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 175mg8%
Potassium 140mg4%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.