Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 14

150 g

175 g

115 g

1

225 g

200 g

1.5 ml

5 ml

10 ml

5 ml

50 g

Butter or margarine, at room temperature

Dark brown sugar, firmly packed

Molasses

Egg, at room temperature, beaten

Cooked or canned pumpkin

Flour

Salt

Bicarbonate of soda

Ground cinnamon

Grated nutmeg

Currants or raisins

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 200oC/400oF/Gas 6. Grease 14 muffin cups or use paper cases.
  • With an electric mixer, cream the butter or margarine. Add the sugar and molasses and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and pumpkin and stir until well blended.
  • Sift over the flour, salt, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Fold just enough to blend, do not overmix.
  • Fold in the currants or raisins.
  • Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling them three-quarters full.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes until the tops spring back when touched lightly. Serve warm or cold

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