Christmas pudding muffins

Christmas pudding muffins


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About this recipe: A great recipe for using up any leftover Christmas pudding. The icing makes these extra special. Enjoy on Boxing Day!

toots25 Cheshire, England, UK

Makes: 6 Muffins

  • 1 egg
  • 75ml milk
  • 30g salted butter
  • 2 tbsp whisky, sherry or brandy
  • 125g Christmas pudding
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  • 75g caster sugar
  • Icing
  • 125g sifted icing sugar
  • 50g softened salted butter
  • 2 tbsp whisky, sherry or brandy

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / gas mark 4. Line the muffin tins with paper cases.
  2. Whisk the egg in a bowl. Add the milk, melted butter, sherry and the Christmas pudding.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder and mixed spice into another bowl. Add the caster sugar and mix well. Make a well in the centre.
  4. Add the wet ingredients and mix together until a soft batter forms. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
  6. While they are cooking, make the sherry butter icing. Mix together the icing sugar and the butter. Add enough sherry, about 1 tbsp, to just soften the mixture and make it spreadable.
  7. Once the muffins are cool, spread the icing over the top and serve.

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Reviews (2)


Someone was definitely in the Christmas sherry when writing up this recipe. There is no flour in the ingredients and am not sure what 1/2 a mixed spoon is!?! - 16 Dec 2010


Something else. Sounds good but I'm not sure what a mixed spoon is - 16 Dec 2010

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