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MACADAMIA and WHITE CHOCOLATE MUFFINS

2 cups – Plain flour

3 tsp – Baking powder

1 cup – Sugar

½ cup – Chopped macadamia nuts

¾ cup – Chopped white chocolate

100 gm – Butter

1 cup – Milk

1 Large egg

2 tsp – Vanilla essence

●             Measure flour, baking powder and sugar into a large bowl

●             Add chopped nuts and chocolate, mix well with a fork to combine

●             Melt butter, add to milk, egg and vanilla.  Beat with a fork until thoroughly combined

●             Pour liquid into flour mixture, gently fold until flour is moistened DO NOT OVER MIX

●             Spoon batter into greased muffin pan

●             Bake @ 200°C approximately 12 minutes for small muffins or 25 minutes for Texas muffins, until golden brown and firm when pressed in centre

●             Leave to cool in muffin pan for approximately 10 minutes, run a clean knife around each muffin to loosen (chocolate sometimes sticks if you haven’t used the paper cups) then put on rack to finish cooling.

Enjoy with a nice cup of tea or coffee!

 

MACADAMIA & CINNAMON BAKLAVA

1 cup – toasted, finely chopped

½ tsp – mixed spice

chopped macadamia nuts

12 sheets filo pastry

1/3 cup – castor sugar

150 gm – butter, melted

1 tsp  – ground cinnamon

●             Preheat oven to 180C.  Grease an 18cm x 28cm slice pan

●             Combine macadamias, sugar, cinnamon and spice in a small bowl

●             Working quickly, layer three pastry sheets together, brushing each with butter

●             Fold layered sheets in half widthways and press into a pan to fit

●             Sprinkle 1/3 of nut mixture over pastry, repeat layers twice, finishing with pastry, trim excess pastry

●             Score baklava into three lengthways, then into five widthways, score each square in half diagonally

●             Brush with remaining butter

●             Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden

CINNAMON SYRUP

1 cup – castor sugar

2/3 cup – water

1 cinnamon stick

1 tsp – finely grated lemon rind

●             Stir ingredients in a small saucepan over a low heat, without boiling, until sugar dissolves

●             Simmer, without stirring, for 6-7 minutes or until syrupy.

●             Pour warm cinnamon syrup over hot baklava

●             Cool before serving

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