Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

Cottage cheese muffins in silicone tins with candied pineapples, raisins and bright confectionery topping decorate your sweet holiday table and do not take much time to prepare. Muffins are obtained lush, wet, there is a lot of stuffing in them. It is convenient to put this festive pastry in a beautiful box and take it with you - show off the skill in front of your girlfriends and share with New Year sweets.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

Muffins prepared according to this recipe can be stored for 2-3 days in a hermetically sealed container. For baking it is convenient to use small silicone molds.

It will take 50 minutes to cook cottage cheese muffins with cardamom and candied fruits, from the ingredients listed below you get 8 muffins.

Ingredients for cottage cheese muffins with cardamom and candied fruit.

For test:

  • 220 g of fat cottage cheese;
  • 110 g of granulated sugar;
  • 2 chicken eggs;
  • 50 g semolina;
  • 60 g wheat flour in \ s;
  • 25 grams of corn starch;
  • 5 g baking powder;
  • 50 g butter;
  • 100 g candied pineapple;
  • 70 g dark raisins;
  • 6 cardamom pods.

For filing:

  • 30 g of honey;
  • confectionery dressing.

Method of cooking curd muffins with cardamom and candied

We mix in a deep bowl the fat cottage cheese rubbed through a sieve with eggs. Small eggs will need 3 pieces, large enough two.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

Pour sugar in a bowl and a small pinch of fine salt to balance the flavors.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

Melt butter, pour in sugar with cottage cheese and eggs, mix the ingredients until a homogeneous mass, no need to whisk, sufficiently thoroughly mix until the grains of sugar are dissolved.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

Now pour the semolina, corn starch, wheat flour and baking powder. Knead the dough.

Instead of baking powder, you can add 1 \ 2 teaspoon of regular baking soda. Since the cottage cheese is a fermented milk product, when the dough is heated in the oven, the soda will mix with the acid and the baking will rise well.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

Cut candied pineapples into cubes. Soak dark raisins for 15 minutes in hot water, dry them on a napkin. Boxes of cardamom open, we get seeds. Pound the seeds in a mortar. Add candied fruit, cardamom and raisins to the dough.

Candied pineapples are the most common addition to pastry among confectioners, but pineapple can be replaced with something more exotic to your liking.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

The molds are greased with a drop of vegetable oil. Fill the silicone molds with dough on 3 \ 4 volumes, put on a baking sheet.

Put the silicone molds on some thick metal stand - a cast iron skillet, a thick baking tray so that the heat is distributed evenly. From the usual grill, which is in each oven, will remain strips.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

The oven is heated to 175 degrees Celsius. We bake cottage cheese muffins for 20-25 minutes. Readiness check bamboo toothpick.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

We lubricate the top of muffins with honey - a confectionery dressing adheres well to it, decorate it with sweet stars or snowflakes.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

By the way, instead of honey you can use apricot jam, this is a classic way to make baking shiny and appetizing.

Cottage Cheese Muffins with Cardamom and Candied Fruit

Curd muffins with cardamom and candied fruits are ready. Enjoy your meal!

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