BUTTER TART MUFFINS
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.
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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