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Mellow Yellow Stollen Muffins

A twist on your usual Christmas Stollen 'loaf, here's a muffin variation. These individual treats are great for when friends and family pop round during the festive period, with pockets of marzipan, cherries and raisins to delight them.



Instructions

  1. 1 Preheat your oven to 190C / 170C fan. Mix together your flour, ground almonds and baking powder and put to one side.


  2. 2 In a separate mixing bowl, cream together your Mellow Yellow Rapeseed Oil, milk and sugar with an electric whisk until it reaches a thick, almost caramel-like consistency.


  3. 3 Beat your eggs in a jug with your vanilla extract, then pour this into the mixture a little at a time, whilst still whisking.


  4. 4 Fold in your flour mixture, followed by the marzipan, raisins, cherries, almonds and lemon zest.


  5. 5 Pour into 12 muffin cases and decorate each with a sprinkling of flaked almonds and half a cherry.


  6. 6 Bake for 20-25 minutes and leave to cool on a wire rack. Dust with icing sugar and enjoy.


Ingredients

  • 180g self-raising flour
  • 60g ground almonds
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp mixed spice
  • 190ml Farrington’s Mellow Yellow Rapeseed Oil
  • 50ml whole milk
  • 180g soft light brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 50g cherries, plus 6 for topping
  • 120g marzipan, cut into ½cm cubes
  • 80g mixed raisins
  • 40g blanched almonds, chopped
  • 1 Zest of 1 lemon, grated
  • 1 handful Flaked almonds, to decorate
  • 1 sprinkle Icing sugar, to decorate

Total time required 40 mins

  • Preparation time: 15 mins
  • Cooking time: 25 mins


Mellow Yellow Recipes Farrington’s Mellow Yellow have created a range of delicious recipes for the whole family to enjoy. These simple recipes all use Farrington’s Mellow Yellow Cold Pressed Rapeseed oil which has half the saturated fat of olive oil, is rich in Omega 3 and has a high smoke point, making this tasty and versatile British oil perfect for all types of cooking and baking.
This recipe has been kindly provided by Mellow Yellow