Cherry Mahlepi muffins
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Cherry Mahlepi muffins

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Serves 6

The mahlepi is the real magical ingredient in these cherry muffins.

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  • 2eggs
  • 100gr butter, softened
  • 100gr brown sugar + some for sprinkling at the end
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon rosewater
  • 130gr flour
  • 1.5 teaspoons ground mahlepi
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Cherries, unpitted, diced


    1. Preheat oven to 180C. In a bowl, mix the eggs, butter, sugar, vanilla and rosewater. Then add the flour, mahlepi, baking powder and salt. Mix well until batter is smooth.
    2. Add the diced cherries and mix the batter gently with a wooden spoon or spatula.
    3. Fill up muffin moulds up 3/4 full, sprinkle some brown sugar on top and bake for 20 minutes at 180C. Once baked, let cool and enjoy

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