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.

Ingredients
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

Method
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.