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Hot Cross Muffins


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Ingredients

2 cups flour,
3/4 cup sugar,
2 tsp baking powder,
1/2 tsp salt,
1/4 tsp cinnamon,
1/8 tsp allspice,
1 cup milk,
1 lightly beaten egg
1/2 cup melted & cooled butter or margarine,
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp grated orange peel,
1/2 tsp grated lemon peel,
1 cup currants

Glaze:
1/3 cup confectioners sugar,
1.1/2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon or orange juice, or water


Preheat oven to 375oF, prepare pans. In a bowl combine first 6 ingredients. In another bowl stir together rest of ingredients except currants. Add dry mix to wet mix until just combined, stir in currants. Spoon into pans & bake


for 15-20 minutes or until done. Cool 5 minutes before removing muffins from pans.


For glaze, combine ingredients & drizzle over each muffin to form a cross. Serve warm.


Makes 12.


These muffins freeze well. An easy to make substitute for hot cross buns


Pairs Well With


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