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American ginger muffin for Christmas: how to make this festive dish

Kateryna YagovychFood
What pastries to make for Christmas. Source: realfood.tesco.com

Christmas is a family holiday that smells like tangerines, coziness, and delicious pastries. That's why an American gingerbread muffin is the perfect dessert for this occasion. The dish will go well with your favorite tea, coffee or cocoa. This cake can even be presented as a gift.

The idea of making an American ginger muffin for Christmas was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Natalia with the nickname talli_sun . The dough is very fluffy.

American ginger muffin for Christmas: how to make this festive dish

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Ingredients:

  • sugar - 200 g
  • water - 1 tbsp
  • butter - 120 g
  • milk - 150 ml
  • ginger - 0.5 tbsp
  • flour - 300 g
  • baking powder - 1 tsp.
  • eggs - 1 pc.
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • allspice - 0.5 tsp.
  • vanilla - 1 tsp.
  • salt - 0.5 tsp.
  • chopped nuts (you can also add raisins)

Ingredients for the fondant:

  • chocolate - 80 g
  • butter - 20 g
  • milk - 50 ml
  • cognac - 1 tbsp.

Method of preparation:

1. Pour sugar with a spoonful of water into a saucepan with a thick bottom.

2. Wait for the mixture to melt (do not stir).

American ginger muffin for Christmas: how to make this festive dish

3. When the caramel begins to resemble liquid honey, add butter and mix.

4. After the butter has melted, add milk and cook for 2-3 minutes.

5. Turn off the heat and add ginger.

American ginger muffin for Christmas: how to make this festive dish

6. Stir, cover and let cool for 15 minutes.

7. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and pepper.

American ginger muffin for Christmas: how to make this festive dish

8. Add beaten egg.

9. Pour the caramel in a thin stream. Mix and add zest, vanilla, nuts, and raisins.

American ginger muffin for Christmas: how to make this festive dish

10. Put it in a mold (grease it with oil, sprinkle with flour) and bake for 20-25 minutes at 190 degrees.

American ginger muffin for Christmas: how to make this festive dish

11. Let it cool and brush with fondant.

12. For the fondant, melt the chocolate with the butter and milk in a water bath until smooth. Add the cognac.

American ginger muffin for Christmas: how to make this festive dish

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