Best Ever Sweet Muffins Recipe | Legendairy

Best Ever Sweet Muffins


15
Easy
15 MINS
20 MINS

The most versatile muffin recipe you'll ever find! Learn the basic method and add any sweet flavouring your heart desires.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups self-raising flour
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 170g butter, melted
Flavour Variation - Apple Strudel
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 large apple, cored and finely chopped
Flavour Variation - Caramel Banana
  • 1/2 cup chopped Jersey Caramels
  • 1 cup mashed over-ripe banana
Flavour Variation - White Chocolate and Raspberry
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate pieces
Flavour Variation - Date and Orange
  • 8 fresh or dried dates, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange rind
Best Ever Frosting
  • 250g cream cheese, softened
  • 60g butter, softened
  • 1 cup icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

METHOD

  1. Sift flour into a bowl and stir in sugar. Whisk together eggs, milk and butter. Pour into dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not over-mix.
  2. Add ingredients for preferred variation. Spoon the mixture into 12 buttered 1/2 cup capacity muffin pans and bake at 200°C for 20 minutes or until golden and cooked through. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan and cool slightly on a wire rack. Ice with Best Ever Frosting if desired, or serve warm with butter.
Best Ever Frosting
  1. Beat cream cheese and butter until light and creamy. Add icing sugar and lemon juice beating well until smooth. Ice each muffin with frosting.

HANDY TIPS

•Muffins are best eaten the day they are made, but can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Muffins can be baked in mini muffin pans (1 tablespoon) for 10-15 minutes or in Texas muffin pans (1 cup) for 20-25 minutes. Mixture makes 48 mini muffins or 6 Texas Muffins

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