Butter Tart Muffins

READY IN: 47mins
Recipe by Shar-on

I found this recipe in the local paper, who's source was "The Great Cdn. Muffin Bake-Off, Chatelaine, April 1966." I tried it and was pleased.

Top Review by Diana 2

I was just about to post this very recipe. Good thing I looked ;) This muffin is so tasty. I usually omit the maple syrup topping, but seeing CountryLady's suggestion of piercing the muffins first, well....I've just got to try that.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, cook raisins, sugar, butter, eggs, milk and rum flavoring, stirring frequently, until it is slightly thickened and just beginning to bubble.
  2. Cool slightly, uncovered.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, stir tog the dry ingredients.
  4. Make a well in the centre and pour in warm raisin mixture, stirring just until combined.
  5. Spoon muffin mixture into 12 greased muffins cups.
  6. Sprinkle walnuts over top of each muffin.
  7. Bake at 375°F for 17 minutes or until centre tests done.
  8. Remove from oven and immediately pour 1 tsp syrup over each muffin.
  9. Cool about 10 minutes before removing them to cool on rack.
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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