Christmas muffin mix

Christmas muffin mix

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 12
A festive treat to give or receive

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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Ingredients

  • 300g self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
    Baking powder

    Baking powder

    bay-king pow-dah

    Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…

  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground mixed spice
  • 100g pecan or walnuts
    Pecan nuts

    Pecan

    pee-kan

    Related to the walnut, pecans are native to America, and grow enclosed in a glossy, browny-red…

  • 140g tropical dried fruit medley
  • 100g light muscovado sugar

Method

  1. Layer all the ingredients in a 1 litre glass or plastic preserving jar in the order the ingredients are listed.

  2. Write the following method on a gift label: ‘Tip the contents of the jar into a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre and add 2 beaten eggs, 300ml/½pt milk and 100g/4oz melted butter. Mix quickly and lightly to a soft batter. Divide between 12 muffin cases. Bake at 190C/fan 170C/gas 5 for 18-20 mins. Use within 4 weeks.’ Attach the label and a wooden spoon to the top of the jar with some raffia or coloured ribbon.

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Comments (62)

MandyVC's picture

See Suzanne, now i have to go and search for a cream cheese frosting recipe too! Great idea...will be doing the same this christmas!

lindfsw1's picture
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I made these muffins on Christmas Eve morning last year, and them aromas filling the house had everyone flocking to the kitchen in their pajamas! I topped them with a luscious cream cheese frosting and brought them to my cousin's house that evening for Christmas drinks - suffice to say they vanished pretty quickly!

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