Saturday, 22 September 2007

Muffin Recipe - Louise's Recipe

4oz Butter or margarine
10oz Sugar
1 tspn Vanilla Extract
2 Large eggs
2 Cups of SR Flour
1 tspn ground cinnamon (optional)
Pinch of salt
2 tspn Baking Powder
Half cup of milk (anything but skimmed)
1 Pint of berries
2 tspn demerara sugar

Cream butter and sugar until pale and fluffy and add eggs one at a time,add vanilla
Fold in flour and baking powder with the milk - do not over mix, batter should be mixed but lumpy
If using blueberries crush half a cup and mix in first
Mix in the fruit
Fill muffins nearly to the top and sprinkle with sugar (also can mix inhalf a tspn of cinnamon to the sugar topping)

Bake at 190 degrees c for approx thirty mins


*Strawberry and white choc:200 grams of white choc chunks
Lrg punnet of strawbs - chopped (use them from the fridge - the colder thebetter)
*Raspberry and choc - same as above just don't chop the rasps (works reallywell with frozen rasps)
*Banana and Pecan:3 small very ripe banana's squished in at the egg stage150 grams of pecans (or walnuts - both work well)
*Choc chip and macadamia nut:200 grams of roughly chopped macadamias150 grams of chopped plain choc

The variations go on.....have a play!

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