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Cinnamon-Topped Rhubarb Muffins

I like to bake these tasty muffins fresh in the morning and share them with elderly neighbors who no longer bake for themselves. The farm where my husband and I live has been in my family for 110 years. In fact, I was born here!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    about 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups finely chopped rhubarb
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Combine egg, buttermilk, oil and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in rhubarb. Fill greased or paper-lined muffins cups about half full. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over each muffin. Bake at 375° for 16-18 minutes or until muffins test done.

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