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    Caramel Topped Raisin Cupcake Muffins

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    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    30 mins

    20 mins

    Gerry's Note:

    Another family favorite from my mom's recipe collection. Has that lovely old fashioned taste that never fails to please. Moist and wonderful, makes for no leftovers at teas, coffee hour and bake sales. Great with or without the home made icing. The icing makes for over the top.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put water and raisins in a pot simmer for 20 minutes - DO NOT BOIL.
    2. 2
      Remove from heat - DO NOT DRAIN.
    3. 3
      Preheat oven to 350, spray 12 muffin cups with non stick spray or use paper muffin cups.
    4. 4
      In a large bowl cream butter and sugar, add egg, vanilla. the cooled raisins and water - stir to mix.
    5. 5
      In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, using a whisk blend dry ingredients,.
    6. 6
      Add dry ingredients stirring until well incorporated.
    7. 7
      Pour into muffin cups filling two thirds full.
    8. 8
      Bake for twenty to twenty-five minutes ( ovens vary - bake until tops are firm to touch and nicely browned.).
    9. 9
      CARAMEL ICING
    10. 10
      In medium pot combine brown sugar,cream and butter.
    11. 11
      Cook on low to medium heat stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil.
    12. 12
      Boil one minute, remove form heat.
    13. 13
      Add vanilla and beat until firm, ice before mixture hardens.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 24, 2009

      55

      Aussie Swap 26: These were different and delicious - not your same old muffin - excellent combinations of flavors!

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    • on August 30, 2008

      55

      Everything I wanted to say about these muffins is captured in Gerry's introductory comments. They really are old-fashioned, tasty and chock full of raisins. I made some with and without icing to make everyone happy. Thanks for sharing your mom's recipes. Classics like this one are nostalgic, delightful and comforting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Caramel Topped Raisin Cupcake Muffins

    Serving Size: 1 (122 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 367.8
     
    Calories from Fat 112
    30%
    Total Fat 12.4 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 49.1 mg
    16%
    Sodium 240.8 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 63.6 g
    21%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 47.6 g
    190%
    Protein 2.8 g
    5%

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