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French Breakfast Puffs



1/3 cup shortening
1 cup sugar, divided
1 egg
1½  cups all-purpose flour
1½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ cup milk
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 tablespoon butter or margarine


In a mixing bowl, beat shortening, ½ cup sugar and egg until smooth. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; add to the sugar mixture alternately with milk. Fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

(from Quick Cooking, Jan/Feb 2000, pg. 49)