Sherry and currant muffins

    Sherry and currant muffins

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    30min


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    About this recipe: A muffin that breaks out of the norm. These muffins are made with dry sherry, currants and nutmeg. They are simple, yet delicious. Serve for breakfast, afternoon tea or general snacking.

    Ingredients
    Makes: 12 medium sized muffins

    • 200g caster sugar
    • 225g margarine
    • 4 eggs
    • 4 tablespoons dry sherry
    • 125g plain flour
    • 145g currants
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease 12 muffin tins.
    2. Separate the eggs. Lightly beat the egg yolks. Beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.
    3. Cream the sugar with the margarine until light. Add the beaten egg yolks and sherry. Gently fold in the beaten egg whites.
    4. Sieve the flour with the nutmeg and gently stir into the egg mixture until smooth. Stir in the currants. Pour the batter into the prepared tins.
    5. Bake for 20 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.

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