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Adapted from http://www.traditional-foods.com/recipes/chocolate-cinnamon-muffins/ Really nice to sprinkle a little sugar on top halfway through baking.
- 1 1⁄2 cups sourdough starter
- 1⁄3 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1⁄3 cup dark brown sugar (The sugar can be reduced in this recipe by as much as one half.)
- 1⁄3 cup molasses
- 5⁄8 egg
- 7⁄8 cup all-purpose flour
- 5⁄8 teaspoon ginger
- 5⁄8 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1⁄3 teaspoon salt
- 5⁄8 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 1⁄4 tablespoons hot water
- Preheat oven to 375.
- Sift together flour, spices, and salt.
- Cream sugar and oil/butter until well blended.
- Add molasses and egg, beating continuously.
- Add four mixture to mixer in 3 additions. Mix well.
- Mix 2 tbs hot water with soda until soda is dissolved. Add to mixer and mix well.
- Gently mix in sourdough starter.
- Bake in greased muffin pans for about 15-20 minutes. The muffins are done when you poke them with a toothpick and the toothpick comes out clean.