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  • Anyone know why my muffins came out flat?

     marilynfl updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago 3 Members · 4 Posts
  • marilynfl

    Member
    September 1, 2021 at 10:58 am

    https://recipeswap.org/fun/forums/discussion/raspberry-cream-cheese-muffins/

    These muffins from miainmd are quite delicious but she said hers mounted nicely and mine were as flat as can be. Flatter than 13-year old Marilyn.

    I’ve already checked my baking powder and baking soda (new) for activation and both responded well. So that’s not it.

    Raspberry Cream Cheese Muffins

  • judy-mass

    Member
    September 1, 2021 at 12:34 pm

    This is just a SWAG, but it seems like the amount of baking powder/soda could be a bit low for the amount of flour and the weight of the other ingredients. Cream cheese and then putting the raspberry jam on top will need extra oomph to help with rising.

  • marg-cdn2

    Member
    September 1, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    Looks that way to me as well. So I thought it was a typo on the BP. When I looked up the recipe, they are called BUNS rather than muffins. Everything is the same so perhaps they really want to be made in larger format.

    Recipe Source: “More From Magnolia” by Allysa Torey, Photographs by Zeva Oelbaum

  • marilynfl

    Member
    September 1, 2021 at 8:36 pm

    Thanks ladies. I decided I didn’t want to risk another flop so I made banana bread…but in pie dish since that’s what I could find here. Does that make it banana pie? I’ve never cut a wedge of “bread.” Oh wait…yes I have….Irish soda bread is round and baked in a pie dish so I guess it’s still banana bread.

    (I haven’t slept much in the past 2 months as my writing indicates)

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