Mandarin muffins

Mandarin muffins

Mandarin muffins

Mandarin muffins

If after a few weeks of eating fresh mandarins you wanted diversity, try to prepare a fragrant seasonal pastries — simple lush Mandarin muffins with sweet and sour citrus syrup.


For the cupcakes:

  • 125 g soft butter
  • 130 g sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • zest of two tangerines
  • 120 g flour
  • 80 ml kefir or yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

For syrup:

  • 100 g sugar
  • 60 ml lemon juice
  • 60 ml Mandarin juice


If you had to cook cupcakes before, then you surely know how to kneading dough. Before you start cooking, leave the butter at room temperature to make itsoft. Then whip it with a whisk or spatula until it becomes white.

Continue beating, gradually adding the eggs, one at a time, until stickiness. Mix the flour mixture with the leavening agent, add yogurt and zest. Spread the dough on the forms for cupcakes, preliminary having greased.
Bake in preheated up to 356 F oven 12-15 minutes. The finished cupcakes leave to cool to easily retrieve them from cookie cutters. In the meantime, enjoy asyrup. Mix all the ingredients from the list together and leave the mixture to heat until complete dissolution of sugar.

Remove the cupcakes, flip them and immediately pour the hot syrup. Due to the high temperature of the mix it easily impregnate crumb make pastries succulent and give a bright citrus taste. On request it is possible to decorate cakespeel or purified from films slices of Tangerine.

Cupcakes turn out tasty and festive. Also it is possible to prepare for the holiday Simple gingerbread recipe

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