• Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 15


  • 1 1/2 c. raisins
  • 3/4 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. butter, cut into chunks
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla, rum, or butterscotch flavoring
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 c. walnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup


  • Place raisins, sugar, butter, eggs, milk and flavoring in large heavy saucepan. Place over med. heat and cook, stirring frequently, until hot, slightly thickened and just beginning to bubble (about 4 or 5 min.). Cool slightly, uncovered, in the fridge.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Grease or line 12 muffin cups. Stir dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Make a well in center and pour in the warm raising mixture, stirring just until combined. Stir in nuts.Spoon into muffin cups.
  • Bake about 15 min. or till done.
  • Remove from oven and immediately pour 1 tsp. Maple syrup over each muffin.
  • Cool 10 min. then remove from tin.
  • Serve warm.


These are very fattening, but very good! A nice treat! I used butterscotch flavoring in mine. You could use corn syrup over the top if you like, but it won't be as tasty.


12 grams fat per muffin

308 calories

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