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

Directions

  • 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

Notes

Categories: Easter 

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