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Texture of Brown Sugar Muffins

Brown Sugar Muffins

  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 muffins 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


Made from pantry staples, these Brown Sugar Muffins have been a favorite for as long as I can remember!



  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup nuts, chopped coarsely (optional)


Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Grease or line 14-16 muffin cups with paper liners.

In a large bowl, stir the brown sugar and the butter together.  Add the milk, egg and vanilla as stir to combine.  Add the flour, baking soda and salt and mix just until incorporated.  If using, stir in the nuts.

Divide the mixture between the prepared muffin cups, about 2/3 full each.

Bake in the preheated oven until a tested inserted in the center comes out clean, 15-20 minutes.

Recipe Notes:

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts.


  • Serving Size: 2 muffins
  • Calories: 292
  • Sugar: 10 g
  • Sodium: 354 mg
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 41 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Cholesterol: 56 mg

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