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Heirloom Raisin Muffins Recipe

Makes 18 muffins


  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup butter/regular margarine
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar


1. Combine raisins and water in saucepan.
2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover.
3. Simmer for 20 minutes.
4. Drain raisins, reserving liquid.
5. Add enough water to reserved liquid to make 1/2 cup.
6. Cool well.
7. Cream together butter and sugar in bowl until light and fluffy, using electric mixer at medium speed.
8. Add eggs, beat for 2 more minutes.
9. Sift together flour and baking powder.
10. Add flour mixture alternately with 1/2 cup of reserved raisin liquid into creamed mixture, mixing well after each addition.
11. Stir in raisins.
12. Spoon batter into greased 3-inch muffin-pan cups, filling 2/3 full.
13. Bake in 400 F oven for 18 minutes or until golden brown.
14. Serve hot with homemade jam or jelly.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Raisin
Preparation Method:Baking

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