- STEP 1
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tin and set aside.
- STEP 2
Place the flour, butter, sugar, eggs, baking powder, spices into a bowl and beat until creamy.
- STEP 3
Fold in the raisins, peel and diced cherries and then the juice until combined.
- STEP 4
Roll out the marzipan into a sheet 0.5cm thick and cut into 24 small circles.
- STEP 5
Spoon half the mixture into the muffin cases, only half filling each.
- STEP 6
Lay a marzipan circle onto each cake, then fill up the cases with the rest of the mixture.
- STEP 7
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean but the muffins are still springy to the touch. Leave to cool.
- STEP 8
When cool, spread each muffin with ginger jam and place a marzipan circle on top. Use a dab of jam to decorate with ginger and cherries.