Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 50 mins | Yield: 12 to 14 Muffins
This recipe is to die for! Oh, man, the rich flavours in these heavenly treats will surely light up your day. Enjoy!
1/2 c (1 stick or 115g) unsalted butter
3/4 c (234g) dark molasses*
2 and 2/3 c (335g) all-purpose flour (spoon & levelled)
1 and 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 and 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 and 1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 c (100g) packed light or dark brown sugar
1 large Egg, at room temperature
1/2 c (120g) plain yoghurt or sour cream, at room temperature
1/2 c (120ml) milk, at room temperature*
optional: coarse sugar for sprinkling
1 c (120g) confectioners’ sugar (or more, as needed)
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp (15ml) milk
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 220 degrees C or 425 degrees F.
Step 2: Brush with butter a muffin pan.
Step 3: Slice the butter into bite-size pieces.
Step 4: Place the butter slices into a microwavable bowl. Place it inside the microwave and heat until melted completely.
Step 5: In a mixing bowl, add the ginger, baking soda, flour, cloves, cinnamon, and salt. Whisk until well mixed.
Step 6: Add the brown sugar into the butter mixture as well as the yoghurt, egg, and milk. Stir until well mixed.
Step 7: Transfer the wet ingredients into the flour mixture and stir until mixed. Make sure not to overmix.
Step 8: Transfer the batter into the prepared pan and spread it evenly.
Step 9: Sprinkle coarse sugar on top.
Step 10: Place the pan inside the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes.
Step 11: Turn the heat down to 350 degrees F and bake for 15 more minutes or until done.
Step 12: Remove from the oven and let it sit at room temperature to cool.
To Make the Glaze:
Step 1: In a medium mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the glaze. Stir until well mixed.
Step 2: Drizzle the muffins with the glaze.
Step 3: Serve and enjoy!
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