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Mince Streusel Muffins 甜果脆皮玛芬糕

by Angie Liew
Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins Recipe 甜果脆皮玛芬糕

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Christmas Mince Streusel Muffins Recipe 甜果脆皮玛芬糕

Feeling festive and fancy a little Christmas baking? These Christmas Mince Streusel Muffins certainly set you into the festive Christmas spirit. They are actually Christmas muffins with spiced fruit mince added and taste just like a light fruit cake, only they are amazingly moist. Topped with a generous simple streusel topping, these muffins make a fun Christmas treat. They are perfect just for Christmas, in colourful muffin liners and taste scrumptious!

Christmas Mince Streusel Muffins Recipe 甜果脆皮玛芬糕

Christmas Mince Streusel Muffin is extremely easy to bake. The batter is made by just mixing the DRY ingredients together in one bowl and the WET ingredients in another bowl. The add the WET ingredients to the DRY ingredients and we’re done! Yes, it’s just that simple. You could actually bake these muffins in the morning and serve them for afternoon tea on Christmas Day, so it’s perfect for last minute baking.

Christmas Mince Streusel Muffins Recipe 甜果脆皮玛芬糕

Christmas Mince Streusel Muffins Recipe 甜果脆皮玛芬糕

Christmas Mince Streusel Muffin is really a nice change from the traditional mince pie. Highly recommended, especially if you really fancy mince pies but don’t have much time to make. Also these Christmas Mince Streusel Muffins make lovely muffins to use up the last of Christmas fruit mince you have for the festive season. Don’t forget to refer to our earlier recipe on Christmas Fruit Mince here.

As always, ENJOY!

Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins 圣诞甜果脆皮玛芬糕

Recipe by Huang Kitchen, Angie Liew
Christmas Mince Streusel Muffin is extremely easy to bake. The batter is made by just mixing the DRY ingredients together in one bowl and the WET ingredients in another bowl. The add the WET ingredients to the DRY ingredients and we're done! Yes, it's just that simple. You could actually bake these muffins in the morning and serve them for afternoon tea on Christmas Day, so it's perfect for the last minute baker.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Total Time48 mins

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Servings: 12 muffins

Ingredients
 

Wet Ingredients:

  • 2 Large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk, 240ml, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cup fruit mince, 340g, homemade or store bought

Dry Ingredients:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, 390g
  • 1 cup brown sugar, 200g
  • 2 ½ tsp baking powder, 10g
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon zest, from freshly grated lemon
  • ¼ cup white chocolate chips, 50g
  • ½ cup butter, cold, cut into cubes

Streusel Topping

  • 2 tbsp butter, 28g, melted
  • 1 cup coarse crumb flour mixture, from above

    Instructions
     

    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - ingredients
      Have ready and pre-measure all ingredients needed.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - chill butter cubes
      Cut cold butter into small chunks and chill in refrigerator before use.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - lemon zest
      Grate the outer yellow skin of a lemon. And we're ready to make the muffins!
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - preheat oven
      First, preheat oven to 180 degree C (350F). Place rack in centre of oven.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - line muffin pan
      Line a 12 - 14 muffin pan with paper liners.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - add dry ingredients
      In a large bowl, add in the DRY ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder,salt and lemon zest.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - whisk dry ingredients
      Whisk everything together until well combined.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - add cold butter
      Then, add in the cold butter.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - cut cold butter into mixture
      Using a pastry cutter, cut the cold butter into the flour mixture until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - make streusel topping
      Then, set aside 1 cup of the flour mixture to make the streusel topping.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - add white chocolate chips
      Next, add in white chocolate chips. This adds sweetness to the muffins as fruit mince is less sweet.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - mix dry ingredients
      Mix the white chocolate into the coarse crumb mixture and set aside while we prepare the WET ingredients.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - beat with vanilla extract
      In a medium size bowl, briefly beat 2 large eggs with vanilla extract.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - add milk
      Add in milk.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - add fruit mince
      Next, add in the spiced fruit mince. Mince fruit adds sweetness and moisture to the muffin batter.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - stir together
      Stir everything together.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - add wet into dry
      Then add the WET mince mixture into the DRY flour mixture.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - stir
      With a spatula, mix briefly. Stir until the flour mixture is JUST moistened. Do not OVER MIX or the muffins will be tough when baked.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - spoon batter
      Using an ice-cream scoop, spoon batter into the lined paper cups.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - fill 3/4 full
      Fill each lined muffin cup to 3/4 full.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - make streusel
      To make streusel topping, melt 2 tablespoon butter to mix with the flour mixture set aside earlier.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - make streusel
      Place the reserved flour mixture in a bowl and add in the melted butter. Using a fork, stir until it is crumbly.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - sprinkle streusel
      Sprinkle one heap tablespoon of the streusel on top of each muffin.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - tap streusel
      Tap a little on the streusel with the bottom of the tablespoon used to spoon the streusel to make sure the streusel sticks to the batter.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - bake
      Bake the muffins in the preheated oven for about 28 minutes or until firm and a toothpick inserted into the centre of a muffin comes out clean.
    • Place the muffin pan to cool on wire rack for not more than 2 minutes.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - cool completely
      Then transfer the baked muffins to cool completely on wire rack before serving.
    • Christmas Streusel Mince Muffins recipe - enjoy
      These muffins are at their best the day they're baked. They keep well in airtight container and store at room temperature for 2 to 3 days. Refer to notes for freezing instructions. Enjoy!

Enjoy!

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Notes

For fruit mince, refer to our earlier recipe on Christmas Fruit Mince.
The time taken to bake the muffins varies and is dependant on the size of the muffins. Bake from 18 to 28 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of muffins come out clean.
To freeze muffins, wrap completely cooled muffins in plastic wrap or ziplock bag. These muffins can freeze for up to 3 months.
To reheat frozen muffins, place them in a 180 degree C oven until heated through. Otherwise, allow muffins to thaw completely and reheat in the microwave for 20 seconds or until warm.
 
 
Course: Baking
Cuisine: Baking
Keyword: Christmas, Festive Food

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