Marmalade Muffins.

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North Cork Creameries: Marmalade Muffins


  • Ór Real Irish Butter
  • 225g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • ¼ teasp. bread soda

  • Pinch of salt

  • 100g stone-ground wholemeal flour

  • 120ml milk

  • 5 tablesp. natural yoghurt

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • Finely grated rind of 1 orange

  • 100g marmalade


  • Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4, 180ºC (350ºF). Line a muffin tin with deep paper cases.

  • Melt the butter in a small pan or in the microwave. Remove from the heat.

  • Sift the plain flour, baking powder, bread soda and salt into a bowl. Stir in the wholemeal flour.

  • Beat together the milk, yoghurt, eggs, warm melted butter and orange rind.

  • Make a well in the dried ingredients and stir in this mixture along with the marmalade.

  • Spoon the mixture equally into the paper cases and bake for 20-25 minutes until well risen and golden brown.

  • Leave to cool for five minutes, then serve warm with a pot of hot coffee.