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oma's little muffin thingies


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  • 1cup white sugar
  • 1cup butter unsalted or margarine
  • 1egg
  • 1tblsp almond flavouring
  • 2cups flour


Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Mix ingredients in order given one at a time, stirring well after each

Step 2

Pack into mini-muffin tin(s) ungreased

Step 3

Bake at 350 degrees for 1/2 hour or until lightly browned

Step 4

Let cool on wire rack and store in an air-tight container

Makes a great school lunch snack

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  • 2 large water or soda bottles (empty)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Ready 2 large plastic bottles, cleaned and dried.
  3. Add 1 cup of flour to each bottle.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of sugar to each.
  5. Melt butter, then add equal halves to each bottle.
  6. Add 6 eggs, 3 in each.
  7. Add 1/2 tbsp of baking powder to each.
  8. Add 1/2 cup of heavy cream to each.
  9. Shake the bottles thoroughly until the contents are well mixed.
  10. In one of the bottles only, add the cocoa powder.
  11. Beginning with the cocoa powder mixture, add a dolop of batter to the center of a circular
  12. baking tin. Do the same with the other mixture, placing the dolop directly in the center of the previous one.
  13. Continue with alternating additions of each mixture until all batter is used and the tin is full.
  14. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

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