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Recipe #3 - Spiced pumpkin muffins
The muffins are a 'Traditional, tempting, tried and true' recipe from the Country Women's Association
125 g softened butter
1/4 cup castor sugar
1/4 cup golden syrup
1 cup of pumpkin puree
1/2 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup mixed peel
2 1/2 cups self-raising flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
MethodPreheat oven to 200 degrees C
Thoroughly blend the butter and sugar.
Beat in eggs, golden syrup and pumpkin puree.
Mix in fruit.
Sift dried ingredients together and fold into the mixture.
Spoon mixture into a lightly greased muffin pan.
Bake for 20 - 35 minutes.