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Butter Tart Muffins

Butter tart muffins have that characteristic caramel flavour we love in true butter tarts, with lots of raisins and walnuts. This is a sweet muffin, but not as sweet as the real deal.

Butter tart muffins have that characteristic caramel flavour we love in true butter tarts, with lots of raisins and walnuts.

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F and line muffin pan with paper liners
  2. Combine milk, butter, molasses, sugar, vanilla and raisins in a sturdy pot and warm over medium heat until the butter melts and the sugar is no longer gritty. Remove from heat and let cool for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. Pour the butter mixture over the flour mixture and stir with a rubber spatula  until the flour is about half incorporated.
  5. Pour in the beaten eggs and stir a few more times then add the walnuts.
  6. When mixture is just about incorporated spoon into prepared pan.
  7. Bake for 13-15 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and immediately spoon 1 tsp. of molasses over each muffin.
  9. Let cool in pan 10 minutes and remove to a wire rack to finish cooling.

 

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Keywords: Butter Tarts