Faigan's Cafe and Store's butterscotch and nut muffins

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Faigan's Cafe and Store's butterscotch and nut muffins

Makes 9


150gm butter
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup walnuts

3 cups self-raising flour
pinch salt
1¼ cups sugar
150g butter, melted
2 eggs, whisked lightly
2 cups milk

Butterscotch: Melt and mix together.

Muffins: Mix dry ingredients together.

Mix wet ingredients together and add to dry ingredients. Fold together, but do not overmix.

Put 2 tablesponns butterscotch mix in bottom of a Texan muffin tin.

Fill with muffin batter.

Put 1 tablespoon butterscotch mix on the top of the muffin batter.

Bake 15-20 minutes at 180degC.

Ice with caramel icing.

Recipe provided by Faigans Cafe and Store, Millers Flat.

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