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Seasonal Summer Berry Muffins

Recipe by Jenny Bristow

There is nothing to beat the flavour of butter when it comes to baking

A quick recipe when you fancy a sweet treat.

These muffins are made by the all in one method adding all the main ingredients to the bowl and beating well.

 

Ingredients

150g/6oz Golden Cow butter

150g/6oz caster sugar

3 eggs medium size

200g/8oz Cake Making Self-Raising Flour

25gms. Ground almonds

1 tsp baking powder

100g/4oz mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries or blackberries)

25g/1oz Demerara sugar

Few drops of vanilla extract

 

Makes 12

 

Method

Beat together the softened butter, sugar, eggs and flour until soft and creamy (approximately 2-3 minutes).  Add the vanilla, baking powder, ground almonds and mix along with half the fruit.  Toss lightly.

Transfer to lined muffin tins and spoon the mixture two-thirds full.  Top the muffins/cakes with the remainder of the fruit dusted with Demerara sugar.

Bake in the oven at 190° Gas No 5 for approximately 25 minutes.

Serve hot or cold dusted with icing sugar on their own, or with a little yoghurt.

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