"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
1/3 c. soft shortening 1/2 c. sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 c. flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 c. milk 1/3 c. melted butter 1/2 c. sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon
Thoroughly mix shortening, sugar, and egg. Blend in flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg alternately with milk. Grease 12 muffin cups and fill 2/3 full. Bake 20 - 25 minutes at 350 degrees. Immediately dip or roll in melted butter, then in mixture of sugar and cinnamon.
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