hello there! First time visiting? Subscribe to get new posts via email.

White Chocolate Cinnamon Swirl Muffins

This recipe came from the fabulous blogging kitchen of Cookin’ Up Good Times.
We decided to do a recipe exchange– they tried one of my recipes, and I tried one of theirs.
I learned three very important things from this experience:
1) Recipe exchanges are fun. 
You make new friends and get to try new recipes. Fun.
2) You don’t want to do a recipe exchange with me. 
Apparently it takes me about 8 years to get my post up.
3) It seems I have a knack for adding calories. 
My new friends created a lightened up version of my Samoas Dip (who knew that was possible??),
and I added white chocolate chips and cream cheese frosting to their Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread.
This quick bread recipe transitioned wonderfully to muffin form.
They’re ooey, gooey, and wonderfully sticky!
(Spray your liners well ;)
Be sure to visit Cookin’ Up Good Times for lots of other yummy recipes!!
Think this recipe looks good??
Make sure to add it to your ZipList recipe box!!
White Chocolate Cinnamon Swirl Muffins

Recipe adapted from Cookin’ Up Good Times
6024091
Ingredients

    For the Batter:

    • ¼ Cup Butter (softened)
    • 1 Cup Sugar
    • 1 Egg
    • 1 tsp. Pure Vanilla
    • 2 Cups Flour
    • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
    • ½ tsp. Baking Soda
    • ½ tsp. Salt
    • 1 Cup Buttermilk
    • 1 cup white chocolate chips

    For the Cinnamon Swirl:

    • 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
    • ¼ Cup Sugar
    • 1/8 cup butter, melted
    • ¼ tsp. Ground Nutmeg
    • 1 Tbs. Ground Cinnamon

    For the Frosting

    • 3 heaping tbsp. canned cream cheese frosting
    Instructions
    1. Whisk together all batter ingredients in the bowl of a stand mixer.
    2. Mix together all of the cinnamon swirl ingredients.
    3. Line 12 muffin tin cups, spray with cooking oil.
    4. Layer 1 tbsp of batter with 1 tbsp of cinnamon swirl filling. Top with another tbsp. of batter.
    5. Using a toothpick or a knife, swirl the layers together.
    6. Bake at 350º for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
    7. Melt canned frosting and brush over the tops of each muffin. Serve warm.
    Powered by Recipage

    Please visit my Party Page for a more complete index of Link Parties.
    If you host a regular link party, please add it to my Party Page!

    Ashton Swank

    Ashton is the owner and author of Something Swanky. Although first and foremost a wife and mother, she considers herself an online entrepreneur, freelance writer and photographer, and brand ambassador. Her focus is in food styling, food photography and recipe development.

    9 comments on “White Chocolate Cinnamon Swirl Muffins”

    1. So yummy! That frosting…oh I want some. Recipe exchanges sound really fun. And totally healthy, too. :)

    2. Haha, too funny! We love adding on calories too, just trying to be better about it -which is so hard when we all have huge sweet thoothessss. Love your take on the bread into muffins! I just may have to try it out soon, that would be perfect for this coming Mother’s Day for breakfast! Thanks for doing the exchange with us!

    3. Holy ooey gooey! This looks SO amazing right about now with a giant glass of milk.

    4. Wow, these look like perfect individual cinnamon rolls! Yum!

    5. These muffins look extremely delicious!

    6. Delicious! I’d love for you to add it on my link party at: http://printabelle.com/?p=3188 Thanks!

    7. The cinnamon swirl is gorgeous! Reminds me of cinnamon rolls.

    8. now that’s my kind of muffin!

      Thanks for linking up! I featured your post in my wrap up http://tidymom.net/2012/12-tempting-desserts/

      Have a beautiful Mother’s Day Weekend!

    9. This reminds me of one of my all time favorite recipes from King Arthur, cinnamon swirl muffins. Bring on the cinnamon cravings!

    Comments are closed.