How to make Mango & Lime Muffins…
I started by soaking the mango in boiling water, then draining it off. In a large mixing bowl I mixed together the butter and sugar, then added lime zest.
Next I whisked in the eggs, then the self raising flour. Finally, I folded in the mango.
I divided the mixture between 12 muffin cases and baked for 20 minutes. To decorate I melted white chocolate and drizzled it over the muffins. Then I garnished with lime zest.
Recommended equipment & ingredients*
|Cupcake tin||Electric hand mixer||White cupcake cases|
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Tips for making the Mango & Lime Muffins:
- To decorate the muffins with the white chocolate, I hold the muffin on it’s side over the bowl of melted chocolate. Then I use a fork to gently flick and drizzle the chocolate over the top. If you prefer a neater finish, you can also use a piping bag.
- You can also use fresh mango for this recipe.
- The muffins can be frozen without the decoration. Wrap them well, or place in a airtight container, and freeze for up to 3 months.
More muffin recipes…
|Double Chocolate & Strawberry Muffins||Courgette, Flaxseed & Lemon Muffins||Cheese & Red Pepper Muffins|
More recipes using lime…
|Coconut & Lime Loaf Cake||Mojito Cheesecake (No Bake)||Key Lime Pie|
Mango & Lime Muffins
For the muffins
- 70 g Dried mango
- 175 g Caster sugar
- 175 g Butter or baking spread
- 2 Limes zest only
- 3 Eggs large
- 175 g Self raising flour
- 50 g White chocolate
- 1 Limes zest only
- Start by cutting any larger pieces of mango up and then soak all of the mango in 80ml boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Drain off the water and set aside
- Pre-heat your oven to 160C Fan/180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 and line a cupcake tin with paper cases
- Mix together the caster sugar, butter and the lime zest until smooth and fluffy
- Add the eggs and whisk in
- Gently mix in the self raising flour, then fold in the mango
- Divide the mixture between 12 muffin cases and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Put them on a rack to cool completely
- To decorate melt the white chocolate and drizzle it over the muffins. Then garnish with the lime zest
- Store in an airtight container in a cool place, eat leftovers within 3 days
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