Rum Ball Muffins
 
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cups plain flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup of cocoa powder
  • ½ cup of coconut (plus some for the tops)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup brown rum
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 125g of butter, melted
Instructions
  1. Soak the raisins with the rum for at least 2 hours.
  2. Heat the oven on 200°C . Line 18 muffin tins with paper cases or brush oil on the bottoms.
  3. Sift the flour, cocoa, salt and baking powder into a bowl. Mix in the coconut and sugar.
  4. In another bowl mix the milk, eggs and melted butter. Stir in the rum and raisins.
  5. Add the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients all at once. Using a fork fold the ingredients together only until it is all wet.
  6. Spoon the mixture into muffin tins and sprinkle the tops with coconut.
  7. Bake for approximately 15 to 20 minutes. They are ready when a skewer or toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Place muffins on a wire rack to cool.
Recipe by Aussie Cooking at http://aussiecooking.com.au/rum-ball-muffins/