Boxing Day Muffins
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Boxing Day Muffins

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Serves 1 - 12 Muffins

or St Stephens Day muffins, Light muffins with a festive spice taste.

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  • * 1 Egg
  • * 75ml Milk
  • * 25g Butter, melted
  • * 2 tbsp Irish whiskey, brandy or sherry
  • * 125g Christmas pudding
  • * 125g plain flour
  • * 1 tsp Baking powder
  • * 1 tsp Mixed spice
  • * 75g caster sugar
  • * icing sugar, for dusting


    1. Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4. Line a muffin tin with paper cases.
    2. Whisk the egg in a bowl and add the milk, melted butter, sherry, whisky or brandy and the pieces of Christmas pudding.
    3. Sift the flour, baking powder, mixed spice and sugar together. Make a well in the centre and add the wet ingredients and mix together until a soft lumpy batter forms.
    4. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake in the oven. 20-25 minutes for large muffins, 15-20 minutes for cupcake size and 10-15 minutes for mini muffins.
    5. Allow to cool on a wire rack and dust with icing sugar before serving.
    6. Alternatively pipe a little buttercream on the top.
    7. Makes 12 large or 24 medium muffins.

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