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Recipe of the month

Hot Cross Muffins For Easter

Easter dessert recipe - Hot Cross Muffins

Prep time: 50 mins
Cooking time: 6 mins
Serves: 6

What You Need
Ingredients
1 Cup Almond Meal
¼ Cup Tapioca Flour
1 Tbsp Coconut Flour
1 ¼ Tsp Baking Powder
½ Tsp Ground Cinnamon
¼ Tsp All Spice
2 Eggs
¼ Cup Coconut Sugar
¼ Cup Almond Milk Or Milk Of Choice
1 Tbsp Coconut Oil, Melted
½ Tsp Vanilla Extract
¼ Tsp Orange Or Lemon Zest
¼ Cup Raisins (Optional)

Cashew Cream For The Cross Frosting:

1 Tbsp Maple Syrup
¼ Tsp Vanilla Extract
¼ Cup + 2 Tbs Coconut Milk

Easter dessert recipe - Hot Cross Muffins

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 180C and line a muffin tray with muffin liners.
2. In a large bowl, combine almond meal, tapioca flour, coconut flour, baking powder and spices.
3. In a medium bowl, using an electric mixer, beat eggs and sugar until fluffy and light in colour.
4. Add milk, oil, vanilla and zest and beat until combined.
5. Add egg mixture to dry mixture and stir to combine.
6. If using raisins, gently fold them into the batter.
7. Pour batter into prepared muffin liners and bake for 18-20 mins or until golden brown on top and a cake tester comes out clean.
8.Set aside and let cool.
9. For the cashew cream, place all ingredients into a high-speed food processor or blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
10. Place cream into a piping bag and place in the freezer to cool down for 10-15 mins.
11. Once the muffins have cooled down and the cashew cream has set, pipe crosses onto each muffin.
12. Keep leftover cashew cream in the fridge and use as a spread, for smoothies or as a filling for creamy chocolate eggs.

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