Runeberg's muffins

Recipe by LikeItLoveIt
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 24 Muffins




  • 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.