​Festive Muffins: A Christmas Delight

​Festive Muffins: A Christmas Delight

Posted by Emily on 6th Oct 2023

Lift the spirits of your clientele this Christmas season with our splendid muffins recipe. Easy to make, these delightful muffins come with two different flavour profiles, offering a refreshing alternative to the ubiquitous mince pies.

As mince pies take centre stage during Christmas festivities, these muffins - adorned with colourful toppings - make for a charming change. Serve them as delightful Christmas canapés or as daily Advent calendar-inspired treats for your guests or staff.

Imagine the joy on your customers' faces as you offer these tasty morsels while they're in the queue, or perhaps with a scoop of ice cream in your dining area. Such warm gestures do more than tickle the taste buds - they create lasting memories and remind patrons of your attentive service.

Quick Fixes

Ceres Natural Batter Mix: No need for ordinary flour when you can use this convenient mix.

Jarred Mincemeat: Instant and packed full of flavour, embodying the essence of Christmas.

What You Will Need

Ingredients Quantity
Ceres Natural Batter Mix, sifted 1kg
Golden Caster Sugar 500g
Sunflower Oil 500ml
Whole Milk 375ml
Large Free Range Egg 5
Dark Chocolate 250g
Mincemeat 6 tablespoons
White Chocolate 250g
Dried Cranberries 250g

Method

1. Preheat your oven to 180°C and line a muffin tray with 12 individual muffin cases.

2. In a mixing bowl, combine the Ceres Natural Batter Mix and golden caster sugar. Create a well in the middle.

3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the sunflower oil, whole milk, and egg. Gradually add this liquid to the dry mix, stirring lightly.

4. Divide the resultant batter into two separate bowls. In the first bowl, incorporate the dark chocolate and jarred mincemeat. In the second bowl, mix in the white chocolate and dried cranberries. Stir each gently.

5. Evenly distribute the two variations of batter among the 12 muffin cases.

6. Bake for approximately 20 minutes, or until the muffins have risen and are golden brown.

7. Transfer the muffins to a wire rack and serve while still warm.

Make the most of the festive season's spirit of generosity by treating your patrons to these affordable yet sumptuous muffins - ideal for those awaiting their turn or simply as a heartfelt giveaway.

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