Drinks and Desserts

February 12, 2020
Calamansi Muffins


Makes 6 servings
Preparation and cooking time: 1 hour


½ cup unsalted butter
1 cup white sugar
2 whole eggs
1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon fine salt
¼ cup whole milk
¼ cup calamansi juice


1. Preheat oven to 195 degrees C. Take the muffin trays, grease with oil and then line with muffin paper liners.
2. In a big bowl, mix all your dry ingredients flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
3. In another bowl using a hand held mixer; cream the butter for about 5 minutes or until it changes into a paler yellow color and then add the sugar and cream for another 5-8 minutes.
4. Add the eggs in the creamed butter and whisk again for about 2 minutes before adding the whole milk and the calamansi juice. Whisk all the wet ingredients together until everything is well incorporated.
5. Take the bowl with dry ingredients and gradually pour it in the bowl of wet ingredients continuously whisking to create a smooth batter.
6. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin pans making sure that you fill 2/3 of each cup.
7. Bake for about 18 – 20 minutes, using a toothpick to check if the muffins are already baked all the way through.
8. Once done, cool down the muffins on a rack before serving.