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Elizabeth Carrion: Christmas Bread Muffins
In this recipe, we converted the traditional cake into muffins for a perfect holiday breakfast. 
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Pan de Pascua is a Chilean fruit cake served around Christmas time. In this recipe, we converted the traditional cake into muffins since it contains an abundance of dried fruits and nuts… a perfect start to your morning during this hectic holiday season.

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In a large bowl, mix the first seven ingredients.

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Add orange and lemon zest. Mix again.

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Then add your spices (cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg). Mix until well combined.

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Finally, add the star anise and fold gently. Cover and refrigerate for at least four hours or overnight.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a cake mixing bowl, add melted butter and sugar.

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Mix on low-medium speed until creamy.

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Add one egg at a time until well incorporated.

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In a medium bowl, sift flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

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Add half the flour mixture to the cake mixing bowl. Turn on low speed and slowly add evaporated milk. Then add remaining flour mixture and mix until well-combined.

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Remove star anise from nut and fruit mixture and fold in batter.

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Spray muffin pan and spoon batter evenly into each cup.

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Bake for about 25-30 minutes.

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Sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy with a nice cup of chai tea.

Elizabeth Carrion: Christmas Bread Muffins

In this recipe, we converted the traditional cake into muffins for a perfect holiday breakfast. 

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