Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

If you like maltesers (malted milk balls to you Americans out there) you will love these muffins!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 180*C (350*F).
  2. Lightly grease 2 X 12 hole mini muffin tins.
  3. Sift the flour into a large bowl.
  4. Add the crushed Maltesers, caster sugar, baking powder and salt.
  5. In a separate bowl, beat together the egg, sour cream, vanilla, butter and milk, then mix into the dry ingredients, just until combined.
  6. Divide among the tins and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 5 minutes, then remove and cool on a rack.
  8. Meanwhile, beat all the icing ingredients until smooth.
  9. Ice each muffin, then decorate with a whole malteser.
  10. The kids will love these!
Most Helpful

I didn't actually make these myself, but I did have the pleasure of eating one when I when round to MarieAlice's for the afternoon. The frosting was really good, the golden icing sugar and the syrup gave it a lovely caramel taste. The maltesers in the muffin don't stay 'crunchy' they melt and that gives a delicious toffee texture to the muffin. This is another winner Marie!

Nic January 11, 2007

Great icing. Muffin a tad too moist for me, but it could be because I cooked them in a large sized muffin tin. Tasted good.

Ilovemy4kids June 03, 2006

I have yet to understand how MarieAlice can have succeeded in devising a recipe that is so decadently delicious that it contains crushed Maltesers, yet is, at the same time, so low in fat. This is a recipe which will appeal to children of all ages, be they pre-schoolers, adolescents, octogenarians or nonagenarians. Thank you, MarieAlice, for an easy to make and delightful recipe. — Oct 5, 2005

bluemoon downunder October 06, 2005