Danish Rum Raisin Muffins

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From The Joy of Muffins - The International Muffin Cook Book. This is what the intro says for this recipe. Rum-flavored desserts became popular in Denmark because of the Danish colonies in the West Indies. Danish rum-raisin muffins are inspired by romfromage and rombudding, rum cream and rum pudding. They are delicious for tea. Serve them with raspberry jam or whipped cream for real Danish appeal.


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Serves:

18 muffins

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
raisins
1/2 c
dark rum
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
6 Tbsp
butter (3/4 stick)
1 c
sour cream
1
egg
3/4 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak overnight raisins and dark rum.
2
Drain raisins, reserving rum.
3
Mix dry ingredients in large bowl. Cut in butter until coarse meal forms.
4
Mix in raisins. Whisk sour cream, egg, vanilla and two tablespoons rum until smooth. Make a well in center of dry ingredients and pour in cream and egg mixture.
5
Fill muffin pans three-fourths full and bake until brown.
Bake at 375 degrees 20 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Scandinavian