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Prep for Success recipies: Macadamia nut muffins

Cayman Prep and High School have produced a book of multicultural family recipes that everyone can enjoy.

It was made possible through the selfless efoorts of the parents of Cayman Prep students who worked tirelessly to see the project
through to fruition.

iNews will be serialising local and world recipes from Prep to Success which is available to buy at Cayman Prep and High School, Diver’s Supply and Book Nook.


  • 1 cup  (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed      brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ¾   tsp Almond extract
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 cup plus
  • 2 tbsp. bread flour
  • 1- ¼ tsp Baking   powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup whipping cream
  • ½ cup whole macadamia nuts
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts  (careful not to chop too small or they disappear)

Nutrition Facts per serving:  Calories 444.7, Protein4.957 Gm, Carbs 32.92 Gm, Fa t 34.62 Gm, Cholesterol 120.5 mg, Dietary Fiber 2.384 Gm, Sugar 1.729 Gm, Sodium289.5 mg , Calcium93.73 mg, Potassium 301.3 mg , Iron 1.57 1 mg


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • With an electric beater, mix together the butter, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla and almond extracts, flour, baking powder, salt and whipping cream.
  • Fold nuts into mixture.
  • Pour into cupcake liners or greased muffin tins.    (One nut can be placed on top of each muffin for decoration before baking.)
  • Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted the centre comes out clean.
















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