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Mini Rocky Road Christmas Pudding Muffins

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About the bake

The Rocky Road was first invented in1853 in Australia as a way of on-selling confectionery that had been spoiled by the long journey from Europe. Here they've been made into delightful little chocolate Christmas puddings.

45Total Time
30Prep Time
15Bake Time
24Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 200C (fan 180C, gas mark 6). Place mini muffin cases in 2 x 12 hole mini muffin tins.

  2. Step 2:

    In a large bowl sieve together the plain flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.

  3. Step 3:

    Stir in the sugar, cherries, marshmallows and milk chocolate chips.

  4. Step 4:

    In a jug whisk together the egg, extract, milk and oil.

  5. Step 5:

    Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ones and gently mix until just combined, don’t over mix.

  6. Step 6:

    Spoon or pipe the mixture between the muffin cases and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from the tin immediately and cool on a wire rack. When cool, peel the cases away from the muffins and discard.

  7. Step 7:

    Melt the white chocolate and drizzle over the top of the cooled muffins to look like white sauce on a Christmas pudding. Top each with either the holly and berry sprinkles or silver balls.

Ingredients

  • For the Muffin

    • 120g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 25g Cocoa powder
    • 1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
    • A pinch Salt
    • 70g Billington's Unrefined Light Muscovado Sugar
    • 60g Glacé cherries (finely chopped)
    • 25g Mini marshmallows (roughly chopped)
    • 50g Milk chocolate chips
    • 1 Large free range egg(s)
    • 1 tsp Chocolate extract
    • 100ml Milk (whole)
    • 3 tbsp Sunflower oil
  • For the Topping

    • 150g White chocolate chips
    • A handful Silver balls (plus mini holly leaves to decorate)

Utensils

  • 2x Mini muffin tin
  • 24 mini muffin cases
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Sieve
  • Jug
  • Whisk
  • Wire cooling rack

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