Christmas Morning Muffins is a easy muffin recipe which is perfect for breakfast on busy morning. This recipe is from nigella lawson recipe and it is super fast.
Easy Christmas morning cranberry muffins with step by step pictures. This muffins has all the Christmas scents in them. The cinnamon, orange and cranberry will give you the perfect aroma when you are baking.
The cranberries and orange in this recipe is goes well with each other. If you are planning to serve this for Christmas morning you can make this day ahead or three days ahead and warm them in microwave when serving.
About Christmas Morning Muffins Recipe
A muffin is an individually portioned baked product, but the term can refer to one of two distinct items: a part-raised flatbread baked and then cooked on a griddle, or a quickbread chemically leavened and baked in a mould.
Muffins are single-serving quick breads that rise with baking soda or baking powder and eggs rather than yeast. They are typically sweet and moist, but heavier than a cake or cupcake. Muffins are baked in a muffin pan with cup indentations.
Ingredients For Christmas Morning Muffins Recipe
All Purpose Flour / Maida
All-purpose flour can be used for a variety of tasks, including baking, cooking, coating meats and vegetables, and thickening sauces and gravies. To manufacture all-purpose flour, a blend of hard wheat (which has more gluten) and soft wheat is crushed together.
Baking powder is used in baked goods to increase volume and lighten the texture. It works by releasing carbon dioxide gas into a batter or dough via an acid-base reaction, which causes bubbles in the wet mixture to expand and leaven the mixture.
It gives recipes a citrusy, tangy flavour. It's delicious in salad dressings like our Citrus Salad Dressing and baked goods like our Orange and Fennel Cake.
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Christmas Morning Muffins Recipe
- All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2 cups 240 grams
- Baking powder - 2 ½ tsp
- Baking Soda - ½ tsp
- Cinnamon powder - 1 tsp
- Sugar - ½ cup 100 grams
- Oil - ⅓ cup 80 ml
- Milk - ½ cup 120 ml
- Orange Zest - 1
- Dried Cranberries - 1 cup
- Preheat oven to 200 degree c. Line a muffin pan with cupcake cases,
- Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, sugar in a bowl.
- Add orange zest, egg, milk, oil and fold gently.
- Add cranberries and fold gently.
- Use a icecream scoop to scoop the batter into the muffin cases.
- Bake for 20mins,
- Remove and cool completely.
- Serve warm.
2)You can freeze these muffins upto a month.
3)Any dry fruits can be added.
Christmas Morning Muffins Recipe Step by Step Pictures
1)Take all purpose flour in a bowl.
2)Add in baking powder
3)Add in baking soda
4)Add in cinnamon powder
6)Add in orange zest
8)Add in egg
9)Add in sugar
9)Add in oil
10)Add in milk
12)Add in cranberry
14)Line a baking pan with muffin cases
15)Scoop the batter in the mould
16)Bake and serve.
- Use half whole wheat flour and half regular flour.
- You can make this muffin using completely whole wheat flour.
- Add raisins, dates or any dried fruits instead of cranberries.
Storage & Bake Ahead
Here is how you can make this recipe in advance.
- You can bake this three days in advance and store in a air tight container.
- Make this a month in advance and freeze.
- Reheat in microwave for 30 seconds or so.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where did muffins originally come from?
The word muffin is derived from the French word'moufflet'. The term is frequently applied to baked bread and other soft foods. However, the muffins do not originate in France. Muffins are both a British and an American specialty.
What is the difference between a muffin and a cupcake?
Cupcakes are lighter and fluffier than muffins. While cupcake batters are soft and smooth, muffin batters are thicker and denser, similar to bread batters.