Maple muffin making: Maple and Cinnamon Muffins


Food writer, broadcaster and author Caroline Hennessy has been focused on food and writing since editing Ireland’s first food website for RTÉ in 2000. Chair of the Irish Food Writers’ Guild, she established the award-winning Bibliocook: All About Food in 2005, is the author of two books about beer and food and has a column in the Irish Examiner in which she writes about small food producers and the ways in which they develop and maintain a sustainable local food system.

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4 Responses

  1. Sue says:

    Caroline these sound gorgeous, quick question though could you have done them in the breadmaker?

  2. Caroline says:

    While my breadmaker does have a cake baking setting and I could have probably taken the mixture out and divided it into muffin tins before it decided to cook it into one cake, I wouldn’t trust it to mix muffins without over-mixing them. Even by hand it’s all too easy to mix too enthusiastically and then the muffins turn out nastily tough. A gentle combining of ingredients, and being aware that doesn’t matter if you have lumps in the mixture, is the trick – not something that the breadmaker would have realised!

  3. Vera says:

    Caroline, I’m going to try these and let you know how I get on. Printing out the recipe as I speak.

  4. Caroline says:

    Vera: Good luck! The trick is not to mix them too much – and make sure that you use real maple syrup.

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