July 4th Muffins

Let’s celebrate freedom and independence!

Happy Fourth of July America!

Ingredients (makes 8 muffins):

  • 1/2 cup sugar (100 g)
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tbsp butter (100 g)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp all purpose flour ( 140 g)
  • 30 ml whole fat milk
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • red and blue food color

Crack 2 eggs in a measuring cup

melt the butter and let it cool down

Add 1 tsp vanilla extract to the eggs, beat them up a bit

then slowly pour in the melted and cooled down butter

In a bowl of your electric mixer combine flour and sugar

and baking powder

with your mixer at low give it a light stir

with your mixer on slowly pour in the egg/butter mixture

and 30 ml of milk

mix on medium for a few minutes scraping down sides of the bowl from time to time

Divide the batter into 3 bowls

grab some food coloring, I bought this set on taobao!

Open the red and the blue

and pour a few drops of the red color in one of the bowl

then stir around to combine

Next pour a few drops of the blue one in another bowl

stir around to combine

Fill up each muffin cup with less then 1 tbsp of the blue batter

then the white

spread the batter using a toothpick

and the red one!

There you go

Bake at 180 C for about 15 min

Take them out of the oven, let your Fourth of July muffins cool down then serve!

One muffin provides:

  • Calories: 223
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Carbohydrates: 27 g
  • Protein: 3.4 g

 

About the author:

An Italian living in China with a strong passion for cooking! Browse my 'left-overs' session for many tasty grub!. Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.