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(Orange Muffins Recipe) Tangerine and Marzipan Muffins

Christmas muffins

Published: December 7, 2015 at 12:13 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 12

These tangerine and marzipan Christmas muffins are easy to make and ready in under an hour - serve with an afternoon cup of tea or for an indulgent weekend breakfast.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal237
fat18.4g
saturates1.4g
carbs22.8g
fibre0.7g
protein6g
salt0.3g
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Try these tangerine and marzipan muffins then check out our Christmas cupcakes, stollen, panettone and more Christmas baking recipes.

Ingredients

  • 200g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 75g golden caster sugar
  • 60g flaked almonds
  • 50g marzipan, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 150ml yogurt
  • 4 zested, 2 juiced tangerines
  • 75ml rapeseed oil
  • for the glaze icing sugar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper muffin cases. Sift the flour and bicarbonate of soda into a large bowl, then stir in the ground almonds, sugar, flaked almonds and marzipan.Add the beaten eggs, yogurt, tangerine zest and oil, and stir until the mixture is jut combined. It doesn’t matter if the mixture looks a bit lumpy, don’t overmix or the muffins will turn out tough.

  • STEP 2

    Divide the mixture between the cases and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean. Mix the tangerine juice with a little icing sugar to make a glaze and spoon a little over each muffin.

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