Jenny Bristow

Ireland's good food Ambassador

Snow Dredged Christmas Morning Cranberry Muffins

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These muffins are a great treat for Christmas morning
These muffins are made by the all in one method adding all the main ingredients to the bowl and beating well.

150g/ 6oz butter
150g/ 6oz caster sugar
3 eggs medium size
200g/8oz of Neill’s cake making Self-Raising Flour
25gms/1oz. Ground almonds
1 tsp baking powder
100g/4oz Cranberries(slightly poached)
25gms.(1oz) walnuts chopped
25g/1oz Demerara sugar to dust
Few drops of vanilla extract

To serve
25gms (1oz) icing sugar

Beat together the softened butter, sugar, eggs and flour until soft and creamy (approximately 2-3 minutes). Add the vanilla, baking powder, ground almonds and mix along with half the fruit. Toss lightly.

Transfer to lined muffin tins and spoon the mixture two-thirds full. Top the muffins/cakes with the remainder of the fruit dusted with Demerara sugar.

Bake in the oven at 190° Gas No 5 for approximately 25 minutes.

Serve hot or cold dusted with icing sugar on their own, or with a little yoghurt.