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"Pick Me Up" Muffins Recipe

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This recipe for "Pick Me Up" Muffins, by , is from Generations of Good Eating, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sue White
Added: Sunday, April 20, 2008


1/3 cup raisins
1 cup hot, strong brewed coffee
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon
Kosher salt
1 cup milk
1 stick unsalted, melted butter
1 large egg
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon instant espresso granules or instant coffee
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

In medium bowl, combine raisins and hot coffee. Steep 30 minutes. Strain out liquid. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 400.

In large bowl combine dry ingredients. In another bowl whisk together milk, butter, egg, and coffee granules until blended. Add to flour mixture along with raisins and nuts. Mix with a spatula until just blended. DO NOT OVER MIX. Spoon batter into 12 sprayed paper-lined muffin cups. Sprinkle with remaining 3 tablespoons sugar. Bake at 400 for 20-25 minutes. Serve warm.

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Number Of Servings:
12 muffins




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