Christmas mini muffins

    50 min

    Delicious festive muffins to suit all tastes! Perfect served warm to family or guests at Christmas.

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    Serves: 24 

    • 200g (7 oz) self-raising flour, sifted
    • 100g (3 ½ oz) caster sugar
    • 100ml (3 ½ fl oz) sunflower oil
    • 75ml (2 ½ fl oz) milk
    • 1 large egg
    • 50g (2 oz) good quality milk/dark chocolate, chopped
    • 1 heaped tablespoon good quality mincemeat
    • 50g (2 oz) good quality white chocolate, chopped
    • 50g (2 oz) fresh (or dried) cranberries

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 190C (Gas Mark 5) and put 24 mini baking cases inside a mini-muffin or bun tin.
    2. Mix the flour and sugar in a bowl, then make a well in the centre. Whisk together the oil, milk and egg and slowly pour into the well, stirring gently. Divide this mixture between two bowls.
    3. In one bowl, add the chocolate and mincemeat. Add the white chocolate and cranberries to the other bowl. Stir both bowls gently.
    4. Divide the two mixtures among the paper cases and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown and risen.
    5. Remove the muffins to a wire rack and serve warm.

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    So easy to make and very tasty. I did a batch as the menu and then experimented with chopped dried apricits and almonds.  -  28 Feb 2011