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Share Summer recipes to make with kids: muffins for a snack

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In today's delivery of our summer recipes to make with kids, today we will prepare with them some delicious muffins for the snack . You can make them as I tell them or decorate them with nuts, almonds or chocolate.

Even if you feel creative and with courage, these muffins are worth you as a base to prepare cupcakes, muffins that are then decorated with whipped cream, flavors and all kinds of pastry accessories, although that task is more delicate to do with children, except that are greater.

Ingredients for 24 cupcakes

  • 3 eggs, 250 gr of sugar, 250 ml of milk, 200 ml of extra virgin olive oil or 200 g of melted butter in the microwave, the zest of a lemon, 325 g of flour, and a teaspoon of Royal yeast or chemical driving

How to make cupcakes for the snack

We start preparing the mixture, which is the most entertaining task and in which the children of the house can participate the most, who will be happy to remove and mix the different ingredients, with our supervision.

If you have a group of children at home because cousins ​​or similar circumstances have come, it is fun to make several teams and distribute the different tasks so that everyone has fun and participates in the work.

Some can beat eggs with sugar, others mix olive oil or butter with flour and others add yeast. Then mix everything until you get a homogeneous mass with which we prepare our homemade muffins, which will enjoy breakfast and snacks .

Others will be dedicated to put the cupcake capsules and fill them up a little more than half, others will try like Irene in this photo, and surely everyone will wait for the muffins to come out of the oven perfectly.

The process is simple . We start by mixing the eggs with the sugar, beating with energy for about 5 minutes. Then add milk and lemon zest. In a bowl, put the olive oil or butter and add the sifted flour in a sieve and the yeast, whisking until well mixed.

Fill the paper capsules and bake at 220 º for about ten minutes until the top of the muffins, the top begins to change color browning on the outside. Let the muffins cool with the oven half open and store them in an airtight container so they remain spongy for a few days.

Optionally, you can add an almond, a peeled nut or a spoonful of sugar when the muffins take about 8 minutes in the oven and the dough is already firm, so that they are decorated without the ornament is strained inside the muffin.

Production time | 30 minutes Difficulty | Easy


Both for the snack and for breakfast, the homemade muffins are always very successful and acceptable for children . If they have also participated in its preparation or decoration, they will love showing off their results.

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