Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins
- 200 g margarine or 200 g butter
- 1⁄4 liter sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1⁄4 liter wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
- 1⁄4 liter sweet bread crumbs (e.g. crumbled biscuits)
- 1⁄4 liter ground almonds (appr. 80 g)
- 1⁄8 liter single cream
- raspberry jam
- 1⁄4 liter water
- 1⁄8 liter sugar
- 2 -3 tablespoons arrack liqueur or 2 -3 tablespoons rum
- raspberry jam or raspberry marmalade
- 1⁄8 liter icing sugar
- 2 teaspoons water or 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- Preheat the oven to 200° C.
- Grind the almonds and combine them with the bread crumbs.
- Cream the butter or margarine and sugar together.
- Add one egg at a time, beating the mixture well after each egg.
- Combine the flour and baking powder and stir into the mixture.
- Add the cardemom, bread crumbs and almonds and finally the cream.
- Mix lightly but do not unnecessarily stir the mixture.
- Grease a muffin mould and put a equal amount of the mixture into the hollows.
- Leave room for the mixture to raise in the hollows.
- Using a floured fingertip, press a hole in the middle of each muffin.
- Place about half a teaspoonful of jam or marmelade on each muffin.
- Bake in the middle of the oven for about 15 minutes.
- Boil the water and melt the sugar in it.
- Flavour with the alcohol.
- Moisten the baked muffins with the liquid.
- When the muffins are still hot, add another half a teaspoonful of jam in the middle.
- Let the muffins cool.
- Combine the icing sugar and water or lemon juice in a small bowl.
- Pour the liquid icing around the jam.
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