Lamington Muffins
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Recipe type: Baking
Cuisine: Muffins and Cupcakes
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Serves: 16
 
Delicious chocolate chip muffins have been given an Australian Day twist with the addition of some coconut flavouring and chocolate frosting.
Ingredients
  • 2½ cups self raising flour
  • 90 g butter (0.8 stick) , chopped
  • 1 cup caster (superfine) sugar
  • 1¼ cups buttermilk
  • 1 egg, beaten lightly
  • ¾ cup choc chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut essence
  • Icing:
  • 1 cup icing (confectioners) sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa
  • 40 g (0.35 stick) butter
  • 1 tablespoon milk
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180 deg C. Put baking cases in muffin pan. Place flour in bowl and rub in butter. Stir in sugar, milk, essence, egg, and choc chips until just combined. Divide mixture among baking cases. Bake for approx 20 minutes.
  2. Icing: Sift icing sugar and cocoa together into a medium bowl. Add butter and milk. Using an electric mixer on low speed, mix until ingredients are combined. Increase speed to medium. Beat for a further 2 minutes. Spread cooled muffins with icing, and sprinkle with moist coconut flakes.
Recipe by A Spoonful of Sugar at https://aspoonfulofsugardesigns.com/2016/01/summer-entertaining/