Monday, 18 February 2013

Fruit Cocktail muffins

Fruit cocktail muffins were very nice. Whit cinnamon flavour, moist, packed with fruits and walnuts sprinkle with sugar. The recipe comes from 'Muffin sampler' by Jan Siegrist.

Ingredients for 12-16 muffins:
  • 285g flour
  • 120g sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1tsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 can fruit cocktail
  • 1 egg
  • 75ml vegetable oil
  • 75g chopped walnuts

Preheat the oven to 190C. Line muffin tin with paper cases.

In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and lemon peel.

Drain the fruit cocktail reserving the syrup. 

Top up the syrup with some water to get 190ml of liquid. Add the eggs and oil to the syrup and whisk well.
Pour into a dry ingredients mixture. Stir until just moist. Then gently fold in the fruits and chopped walnuts. 

Spoon the batter into a paper cases, 3/4 full and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

Ingredients for cinnamon sugar:
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
Put both ingredients into a small bowl and stir well. 

Bake for 20-25 minutes. Cool down on wire rack.

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