Cinnamon-Buttermilk Muffins

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Looking for a tasty weekday breakfast idea? Or something to send with the kids for lunch? Ingredients: For the muffins: ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ⅔ cup sugar 1 egg 1½ cups AP flour 1½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. freshly grated nutmeg ½ cup buttermilk 1½ tsp. vanilla extract For the topping: ⅔ cup sugar 1 Tbs. ground cinnamon 6 Tbs. (¾ stick) unsalted butter, melted Method: Preheat oven to 350°F. Cream the butter and sugar; add the egg and beat well until smooth. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Add to the butter mixture in 2 additions, alternating with the buttermilk and vanilla. Stir just until moist - don't over mix. Bake 20-25 minutes or until the muffins are golden, and a toothpick inserted into the centre of a muffin comes out clean. Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let cool for 5 minutes. Topping: In a small shallow bowl, stir together the sugar and cinnamon; with the melted butter in another small bowl. Dip the muffin top first into the melted butter,then dip in the cinnamon-sugar mixture, coating it evenly.