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Muffin disaster! HELP!

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PDR Wed 02-Sep-09 22:20:43

I am going to a friends tomo morning and wanted to take some homemade delights....

I have tried to make the banana bran muffins from "Economy Gastronomy" but I don't have any muffin cases, or baking paper, or greaseproof paper...

I have fairy cake cases so have tried a couple in these and the mixture just sticks to the bottom hmm

Could I use tin foil instead of cake cases or will it burn?

Why are they so sticky? Have been through the recipe and I don't think I've forgotten anything!

Also noticed the ones in fairy cases haven't risen much - should a add some more baking powder...?

It says you can keep in the fridge for 3 days so I have bunged it in there for now and hopefully some wise mnetter will come to my rescue!!!!

PDR Wed 02-Sep-09 22:35:43

anyone?

cositjustisok Tue 08-Sep-09 07:08:53

Been away on holiday and only seeing this now but have to reply even though far too late to help. I have made these too and made them in both muffin cases and fairy cases....they where absolutely the most disgusting thing I have ever tasted and where a sticky gloopy mess and would not cook any more no matter what i tried,. I then tried to cook the 2nd batch that had been in the fridge and again another non risen sticky mess of a brown thing was produced from the oven. I double checked the recipe and nothing was forgotten..will not be making them again a total waste of time and money. hope this helps.

PDR Fri 11-Sep-09 13:11:43

Oh SO glad it wasn't just me then!

I did use tin foil in the end which worked ok as a "vessle" but they are very gloupy and not tasty at all.

Not sure why there are meant to be "healthy" either as there was a shed load of sugar in them!

Hope you had a nice holiday

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