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Hot Cross Muffins

Course Side Dish
Cuisine English

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups packaged biscuit mix
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated orange peel
  • ½ cup currants or raisins, soaked in hot water to plump, drained

Vanilla icing:

  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sift before measuring
  • 1 ½ tablespoons butter, soft
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Mix biscuit mix, sugar, salt, cinnamon, eggs, milk, melted butter, and orange peel. Add plumped raisins or currants.
  • Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper baking cups. Fill cups 2/3 full.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
  • Make vanilla icing and drizzle or pipe over muffins to make cross shapes. Makes 12 hot cross muffins.

Icing

  • Combine all icing ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  • Stir until smooth and well blended.
  • Adjust for spreading consistency if necessary, adding more milk or more confectioners' sugar.
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