Danish Rum Raisin Muffins

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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

How to Make Danish Rum Raisin Muffins

Step-by-Step

  • 1Soak overnight raisins and dark rum.
  • 2Drain raisins, reserving rum.
  • 3Mix dry ingredients in large bowl. Cut in butter until coarse meal forms.
  • 4Mix 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.
  • 5Fill muffin pans three-fourths full and bake until brown.
    Bake at 375 degrees 20 minutes.

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About Danish Rum Raisin Muffins

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