Monday, September 20, 2010

Butter Tart Muffins



This recipe came from The Hamilton Spectator. The name caught my attention. It is a wonderful muffin. Easy to prepare and a nice texture.

Butter Tart Muffins

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups raisins
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter cut into chunks
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla, rum or butterscotch flavouring
1 1/2 cup unbleached flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
pinch salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1/4 cup corn or maple syrup

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375ยบ
Place cup cake liners into 12 cup muffin tin
In medium sized pot add raisins, sugar, butter, eggs, milk and vanilla.
Over medium heat cook, stirring frequently, until mixture is hot and slightly thickened. Mixture should just begin to boil. Takes about 4 to 5 minutes.
Cool in frig while continuing recipe
In medium size bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Add chopped nuts and whisk together.
Make a well in center and pour in warm raisin mixture stir just to mix. Do not over mix.
Spoon into prepare muffin tin.
Bake for 15 to 17 minutes.
Remove from oven and immediately pour 1 tsp. syrup over each muffin.
Cool for 10 minutes in muffin tin.
Then remove to cooling rack.
Serve warm
Store in sealed bag at room temperature.
Can be frozen.

Makes 12 muffins




6 comments:

Avanika [YumsiliciousBakes] said...

The name sure is intriguing. The muffins look delicious :)

Chef Bee said...

I agree the name is eye catching. Looks and sounds like a great recipe.

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Thomas said...

Hi Janette (aka Dan's mom), I just discovered your blog. There are so many tasty sounding recipes here! I can't wait to try them!

PS - your photographs are amazing.

Brenda said...

I absolutely have to make these. I love butter tarts but have never heard of butter tart muffins. They sound amazing!!

Jannett said...

Avanika....thank you for the comment... :)

Chef Bee....It is a wonderful recipe I will make them again.. :)

Thomas....I am so glad you like the blog...Thanks for stopping by...:)

Brenda...I hope you also enjoy them... :)

Stephen said...

Oh my.. Deliciouso.. I try to make this wonderful recipe to have one of this these.. Cant wait to bake it..

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