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Greentea muffins with red bean paste ~ 绿茶红豆玛芬


This is a delicious muffin with the subtle taste of greentea and pairing it with red bean paste is a perfect marriage.  This muffin is mildly sweet and it's perfect for breakfast or on-the-go snack.  Do give this recipe a try!





Greentea muffins with red bean paste ~  绿茶红豆玛芬
Ingredients
  • 240 gm plain flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 100 gm caster sugar
  • 1'L' egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 tsp greentea powder
  • red bean paste (homemade)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • a pinch of salt
Method
  1. Sift the plain flour, baking powder and greentea powder into a mixing bowl.  Mix in sugar and salt till well incorporated.  Set aside.
  2. In another bowl, beat the egg, add in the oil followed by the milk and vanilla.  Mix well.
  3. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, till just combined.  Do not overmix.
  4. Scoop the batter into a paper lined muffin pan, half full, then add in a heaped teaspoonful of red bean paste.  Cover with some more batter.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 20 to 25 mins. till brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.  Remove from the oven and let cool on a wire rack.
  6. Serve warm with a dust of icing sugar.
  7. Yield :  12 muffins


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