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Fruit Explosion Muffins (Tim Hortons copycat recipe)


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  • 3 cups sifted cake flour (or all purpose)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup butter (or marg) softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar or cane sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon clubhouse rum (grocery store)
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup frozen blueberries (or fresh)
  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen cranberries – coat with 1/4 cup sugar
  • partial can of raspberry pie filling
  • apple slices – super thin (from 1 apple)


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Step 1

Cream together in the mixer:
butter and sugar… then add eggs, vanilla and rum

In separate bowl mix together:
Flour, baking powder and salt
Add to creamed mixture above alternately with the milk – do not over mix
gently stir in blueberries and cranberries

Fill paper lined muffin muffin cups to the brim (grease the top of the muffin pan)

put a dollop (a blop) of raspberry pie filling on the top of each one (the batter will bake over top of it
put apple slice on top to hold it in place

Bake at 375°F for 25min

put a cookie sheet below in case any drips over so it won’t hit the element

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