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Gingersnap Raisin Muffins


Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/23/4 tsp ginger (more if you want it very ginger-y)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped candied ginger (optional)
  • 1 cup raisins

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream together the margarine and sugar.
  3. Add the egg and molasses and mix well.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves.
  5. Add the flour mixture to the sugar/molasses mix and combine.
  6. Slowly add the hot water and mix until smooth.
  7. Add the raisins and candied ginger.
  8. Fill 8 muffin cups for 8 large muffins.
  9. Bake for about 20 minutes.