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Recipe from Epicurious-- LIMPA MUFFINS

Fri, 29 Mar 1996 21:44:16 -0800
This sounds great and should be able to be
converted to a bread recipe without
much trouble.

Jo Anne

This recipe has been sent to you from the web site
Epicurious.  The URL of the site is http://www.epicurious.com


Limpa - a moist rye bread from Sweden - is often flavored
with aniseed (or fennel), caraway seeds, and orange zest.
These same ingredients also come together to produce the
following fragrant muffins.

Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup rye flour*
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt 
1 1/4 teaspoons aniseed
1 1/4 teaspoons caraway seeds
1 cup milk
1 large egg
1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter, melted
2 1/2 tablespoons unsulfured molasses

*available at natural foods stores and specialty foods shops

Preheat oven to 425 deg. F. and butter twelve 1/3-cup muffin

In a bowl whisk together flours, baking powder, salt,
aniseed, and caraway seeds. In a small bowl whisk together
milk, egg zest, butter, and molasses. Add milk mixture to
flour mixture, stirring until just combined (do not

Divide batter evenly among muffin tins and bake in middle of
oven 15 to 20 minutes, or until a tester comes out clean.

Makes 12 muffins.

November 1994