Plain Muffins With Red Fruit Topping

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • 7 servings

If you’re in the mood for a dessert, but don’t feel like complicating things, make this basic muffin recipe! Though if you want to spice things up a bit, add the most simple homemade red fruit jam on top.

Ingredients Needed for Plain Muffins With Red Fruit Topping

7 ounces of butter, room temperature
½ cup white sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon almond extract
½ teaspoon orange zest
1 teaspoon lime zest
1 ½ cups of flour
2 tablespoons of olive oil, for greasing
7 ounces of strawberry, cut into quarters
4 ounces of redcurrant
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 green chili, sliced
2 tablespoons of agave syrup
1 cinnamon stick

How to Cook Plain Muffins With Red Fruit Topping

  1. Preheat the oven to 320 degrees F/160 degrees C.
  2. Put the butter (keep 1 tablespoon for later use) in the kitchen aid bowl and start processing.
  3. Gradually, add the sugar and continue to process the mixture.
  4. Gradually, add the eggs.
  5. Add the almond extract, lemon zest, and 1/2 teaspoon of lime zest.
  6. Stop the kitchen aid and sift the flour in the bowl. Process the ingredients again until you obtain a thick creamy batter. Set it aside.
  7. Grease 14-16 muffin cups with a bit of olive oil, and then fill each of them with 3 tablespoons of batter.
  8. Bake the muffins for 30 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, make the jam:
  10. Melt the remaining butter in a saucepan.
  11. Add the strawberries, redcurrant, brown sugar, chili, agave syrup, and the remaining lemon zest.
  12. Stir and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, until the juice reduces and you get a thick jam.
  13. Serve the muffins with red fruit jam on top.

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