Hot Buttered Rum Muffins

Wonderful buttery flavor. Enjoy!



Step: 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups.

Step: 2

Beat butter with an electric mixer at medium speed in a large bowl until creamy. Beat 1/2 cup sugar into the butter until fully incorporated. Beat one egg into the butter mixture until fully incorporated before beating second egg into the mixture.

Step: 3

Stir flour, baking powder, salt, cloves, and nutmeg together in a separate bowl. Mix milk and 3 tablespoons rum in a third bowl.

Step: 4

Alternately add small amounts of the flour mixture and the milk mixture to the butter mixture while beating on Low speed, mixing each addition until just incorporated into a batter. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups to about 3/4 full.

Step: 5

Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove muffins immediately from the cups to cool on a wire rack.

Step: 6

Stir remaining rum and 3 tablespoons sugar together in a small saucepan over low heat; cook, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves, 3 to 5 minutes. Brush rum mixture onto the tops of the warm muffins.


Per Serving: 219 calories; protein 3.6g; carbohydrates 28.1g; fat 8.9g; cholesterol 52.1mg; sodium 249mg.

The quality of the flour can make a real difference to your bread. Different makers do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard bread flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal bread , which not always getting bigger as well as white bread.

To made this in a dough , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.

A dough’s first rising can be done in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can start it yesterday , then clear it off the next day.

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