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Clementine muffins (receipe)


Hello winter…hello clementines! The freshness of the fruit and the heartiness of the nuts are equally balanced in these amazingly tasty muffins.

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Clementine muffins

Course Dessert
Cuisine seasonal
Keyword clementines, muffins
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 Muffins

Equipment

  • 12 muffin forms

Ingredients

  • 6 table spoons sugar
  • 5 clementines try to get bio clementines as you will be using the skin
  • 150 g butter As soft as possible without heating it
  • 120 g sugar
  • ½ tea spoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 120 g nuts I used pecan nuts, but walnuts, hazelnuts or almonds would also work, but change the character of your muffins
  • 150 g flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar

Instructions

  • Distribute the 6 table spoons of sugar equally among the 12 muffin forms. Set aside.
  • Wash your clementines with hot water. Take 3 of them and cut them into 0.5 cm slices. Set the slices aside.
  • From the remaining 2 clementines zest the skin and squeeze the juice. Set both aside - separately.
  • Grind the nuts into powder and mix with the flour, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl wisk the butter and sugar. Then add one egg after the other ensuring that your batter is nice and fluffy. Add the zest of the clementines.
  • Add the icing sugar to the juice, stir thoroughly and put the mixture aside.
  • Mix the nuts/flour mixture into the bowl and ensure that you get a fluffy and well mixed batter.
  • Place the tray with the muffin forms in the cold oven. Heat the oven to 180 ° and leave the muffin forms until the sugar is melted and turns slightly brown.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and place a slice of clementine into each form.
  • Distribute the batter amongst the forms and let them bake for 30 minutes or until the muffins are ready.
  • Poke a few holes into each muffin and carefully drip the clementine/icing sugar mixture into them.
  • Remove the muffins from the forms and let them cool before serving them.

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