Yummy Red Currant Muffins

Dana Ramsey

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@DRamsey

My husband planted a currant bush last year and we only got a cup of currents off our young bush this year so I decided to make muffins!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1/2 tsp
dried grated orange peel or if using fresh use 1 teaspoon
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
double strength vanilla extract
1 c
red currants

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, or standup mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and orange peel. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in another bowl; add to creamed mixture just until blended. Mix in vanilla. Fold in currants.
2
Fill greased muffin cups or paper lined muffin cups two thirds full. Bake in preheated over at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. You can eat these warm or cold and also you can dust them with confectioners' sugar if you want to.

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