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Christmas Walnut Muffins

For 12

(100g) 4 oz. Chopped Walnuts
60g (2 oz.) Brown Sugar
1 Teaspoons Cinnamon
60g (2 oz.) Butter Melted

225g (8 oz.) plain Flour
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
Teaspoon Bread Soda
75g (2 oz.) Caster Sugar
1 Egg
60g. (2 oz.) Butter-melted
250ml (9 oz.) Buttermilk

Heat oven to 200C 400F gas 6

First mix together all the filling ingredients.

Whip together the egg, melted butter and buttermilk.
Mix the flour, baking powder and bread soda in a bowl.

Make a well in the centre and pour in the liquid ingredients.
Incorporate them together gently.
(Do not beat to keep the mixture light.)
Put a scant tablespoon of the mixture into each muffin case.
Then put in a teaspoon of the filling .
Then top up with the rest of the muffin mixture.
(If you have any nut mixture left over ypou can sprinkle it on top.)

Bake at the set temperature for 15 minutes.
Let them cool before taking them from their cases.

December 4, 2008 02:09 PM | 0 Comments
  Martin Dwyer
Consultant Chef