12 months +

Gluten Free Hot Cross Muffins

Prep: 10-30 mins
Cooks in: 10-30 mins
Serves: 10

Contains:

  • Milk

  • Dairy

  • Eggs

Suitable for:

  • No gluten

  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

Dry ingredients:

500g gluten free flour blend 
2 tsp gluten free baking powder (add only if it’s not included in flour blend)
½ tsp mixed spice
1 tsp cinnamon
100g raisins
Zest of 1 orange

 

Wet ingredients:

150g unsalted butter
3 eggs
300ml whole milk  
2 tbsp honey 

Paste for the cross:

30g gluten free flour blend
2 tbsp water

Contains:

  • Milk

  • Dairy

  • Eggs

Method

Step 1

Pre-heat your oven to 200°C / 180°C fan / gas mark 6. Sieve the flour then combine with all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.

Serve still slightly warm from the oven, cut open and spread with a little unsalted butter.  

Little ones can easily get involved with this recipe, weighing the ingredients, mixing, and spooning the mixture out.

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Method

Step 2

Gently melt the butter then combine with all the wet ingredients in a large jug. Mix the wet ingredients with the dry and stir gently to just combine - don't over mix.

Serve still slightly warm from the oven, cut open and spread with a little unsalted butter.  

Little ones can easily get involved with this recipe, weighing the ingredients, mixing, and spooning the mixture out.

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Method

Step 3

Spoon the mixture into a large well-greased muffin tin or muffin cases.

Serve still slightly warm from the oven, cut open and spread with a little unsalted butter.  

Little ones can easily get involved with this recipe, weighing the ingredients, mixing, and spooning the mixture out.

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Method

Step 4

Mix the remaining flour and water to a smooth paste, then spoon into a plastic food bag or piping bag.  Snip a very small hole in the corner and pipe a cross onto each bun (make sure the hole is very small so your crosses aren’t too thick).

Serve still slightly warm from the oven, cut open and spread with a little unsalted butter.  

Little ones can easily get involved with this recipe, weighing the ingredients, mixing, and spooning the mixture out.

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Method

Step 5

Bake for around 20-25mins until golden and cooked through.  Allow to cool before serving.

Serve still slightly warm from the oven, cut open and spread with a little unsalted butter.  

Little ones can easily get involved with this recipe, weighing the ingredients, mixing, and spooning the mixture out.

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