17 March 2009

Passionfruit muffins with glace icing



The season for passionfruit is here! These muffins are delicious. I iced mine while they were still warm, hence the runny icing... but they still tasted just as good.

Note: This recipe requires about 6 passionfruit.

Ingredients
2 cups self-rising flour
2/3 cup caster sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup (60g) butter, melted
1/2 cup passionfruit pulp

Passionfruit Glace Icing Ingredients
1 cup icing sugar
3/4 oz (20g) butter, melted
1-2 tablespoons passionfruit pulp

Preheat oven to 200 deg C. Grease twelve standard muffin cups or line them with parchment paper cases.

In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour. Stir through the sugar. Make a well in the centre.
In a small mixing bowl, combine the eggs, milk, butter, and the 1/2 cup passionfruit pulp. Add all at once to the flour mixture and stir just until moistened (the batter should be lumpy).

Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling them 2/3 full. Bake until golden brown, 15-20 minutes. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack.

For the icing, sift the confectioners' sugar into a small bowl. Add the 3/4 oz melted butter and enough of the passionfruit pulp to mix to a smooth and spreadable consistency. Spread the icing over the cooled muffins and allow to set before serving.


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8 comments:

  1. YUMMY!!! i love passion fruit. have never grown a vine as I've always thought it would take too long before we got any fruit... are these store brought passionfruit or do you have a vine?

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  2. hmmm! They look delicious!

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  3. wow, delicious! You should open a cafe or a pastry shop! Your baking goods look so good.

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  4. mmm passionfruit... good times!

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  5. Oh yum! You are the bomb! You take great baking photos too by the way. Always makes me want to go and make something.

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  6. Yum yum yum!!! These look so tasty! :)
    tina

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  7. Yummmmmmmmm. Yum, yum.

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  8. Just made some! Yummy. I had some passion fruit pasterie filling in the fridge which I used instead of the pulp. and made mini muffins for the hubbys linch and for the girlies.
    Thanks will definately make these again.

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