Saturday, November 17, 2007

All-Star Muffins


250 gm. cake flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
1/2 tsp. salt
85 gm. unsalted butter
100 gm. sugar
2 small eggs
1 tsp. vanilla essence
125 gm. sour cream
1 cup dried cranberries - squeeze in some orange juice just to plump up the cranberries
Topping: Some nuts of your choice


(1) Sift cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together.
(2) Cream butter and sugar till creamy, using a spatula will do.
(3) Beat in eggs one at a time, making sure it's well blended before the next addition.
(4) Mix in the sour cream and mix till well blended.
(5) Fold in flour mixture lightly and then fold in soaked cranberries.
(6) Scoop batter into prepared muffin cups , sprinkle some nuts ontop and bake at 175C for about 25 mins or till slightly golden on top. Test with a skewer before removing from the oven.
(7) Cool on a wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.
(7) Cool o


Anonymous said...

hi anuty yochana,

you're fantastic. so thrilled to see your new receipe everyday. so eager to rush home after work to try your every receipe.

I know you will be kind and generous to share the all star muffins, steam mix nuts bun wholemeal biscuits.

God Bless You

Aimei said...

Hi AUnty, Why is it called all-star? How does this taste like? :)

yochana said...

Hi aimei,

I also don't know why they name it "All-Star" but you should try this. It's lovely with the cranberries and the nuts on top.


Anonymous said...

Aunty, may I know if there is any other ingredient which can be used as the sour cream substitute?

thanks :)


yochana said...

Hi anonymous,

you can use yoghurt or buttermilk as a substitute for sour cream.


yoolee said...

are cakes with sour cream makes it sour, or somthing like that?

yochana said...

hi yoolee,

no it doesn't make the cake sour.


Anonymous said...

hi aunty, i don't have cake flour at home. can i just use all purpose flour? thks

yochana said...

hI ANONYMOUS, can use plain flour.

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