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Does anyone make buns in individual prettily shaped muffin tins? What recipe do you use?

(7 Posts)
HuffwardlyRudge Sat 04-Jul-09 17:56:26

On a whim I bought a 12-hole muffin tin where the bottom of each hole is shaped like the petals of a rose (or possibly Sydney Opera House). Quite intricate.

But all my muffin recipes are quite lumpy, because nice muffins are lumpy. Who wants a smooth muffun? But lumpy won't work in the delicately shaped tin.

I thought maybe lemon and poppy seed would be good, but all the recipes I can find need an icing, and that made me wonder if they would be a bit dry without icing.

I need a good, not too dry, smoothish recipe for fairy cakes or muffins, that don't need icing.

Please

sweetfall Sat 04-Jul-09 17:58:25

why don't you just use a standard cake recipe

you know 6 flour 6 butter 6 sugar 3 eggs

JohnnyTwoHats Sat 04-Jul-09 17:59:00

Can you do them with a very thin icing and out it on while warm, then it wouldn't obscure the pattern?

HuffwardlyRudge Sat 04-Jul-09 18:15:42

I fancied doing something a bit more exciting than plain cake Sweetfall!

Johnny2 - not a bad plan. Lemon & Poppyseed with a very thin lemon icing drizzles on while warm might work. Hadn't thought of that.

HuffwardlyRudge Sat 04-Jul-09 18:26:48

blush blush blush

Err... but not lemon and poppy seed.

Have just remembered that poppy seeds are illegal where I live.

Oops.

blush

Daisie46 Thu 30-Jul-09 10:41:04

I have made honey buns in a heart shaped muffin tin and they are scrummy
Here is the recipe link

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/database/orangeyhoneybuns_91684.shtml

MadameCastafiore Thu 30-Jul-09 10:48:57

Make lemon drizzle cakes in them.

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