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Christmas Muffins

  • Makes 12
Christmas Muffins

Muffins get into the festive spirit.


  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspon each baking soda and salt
  • 2 teaspoons mixed spice
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 cup Christmas Fruit Mince
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup yoghurt (plain or fruit is fine)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 100 grams butter, melted
  • 70 gram packet whole almonds


  1. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, mixed spice and caster sugar into a bowl and make a well in the centre.
  2. In a jug blend together the fruit mince, eggs, yoghurt and milk and blend into the dry ingredients folding in the melted butter as you go.
  3. Divide evenly between 12 well-greased muffin tins and top each with 2-3 whole almonds.
  4. Bake at 220ÂșC for 18-20 minutes until well risen, golden and cooked. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes before serving .

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