English Tea Time with Tea Time Muffins

Tea Time Muffins

English muffins

These tea time muffins are perfect for celebrating a tea time at home. That we the English Tea Time We have already proved this on our travels. Again and again we like to go to tearooms or hotels, where you can enjoy the tea in such an elegant way. However, we do not find that so often in Germany. Therefore, we have begun to self-zealous tea once in a while. This works great with these tea-time muffins. They taste best when they are just coming out of the oven. Add a cup of Darjeeling tea and the Tea Time is perfect. In addition, our recipe for tea-time muffins is easy to make yourself.

Tea Time Muffins


150 ml of milk
10 g of yeast (dry)
60 g sugar
280 g flour
80 g butter
a pinch of salt
30 g raisins
30 g chopped almonds
15 g Orangeat
15 g citron
1 egg


Muffins with a cup of tea
Muffins with a cup of tea



Heat the milk, but do not cook. Stir the yeast with three tablespoons of warm milk, one tablespoon of sugar and 2 TL flour and then let it rest for about 20 min.

Then the restilche flour, the Hefeteiglein together with butter, sugar, salt, raisins, almonds, orange peel, lemon and the egg in a bowl. Pour over the remaining milk and stir well. Then let the dough again go for about half an hour.

In the meantime, I butter out the muffin tin and preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Then I distribute the dough evenly in the muffin cups. If you want, you can spread the batter with a beaten egg yolk and add almonds and sugar. However, we prefer to dust the muffins only with powdered sugar as soon as they come out of the oven.

baking time

Bake the muffins for about 25 minutes. Then let cool for about five minutes and serve best immediately.

Of course with a good cup of tea.

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English Tea Time with Tea Time Muffins

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Food and Slow Travel blog  TravelWorldOnline. They have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Their topics are trips to Savor, wine tourism worldwide and slow travel. During her studies Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she - partly together with Petar Fuchs - traveled to the USA and Canada and spent a research year in British Columbia. This intensified her thirst for knowledge, which she satisfied for 6 years as an adventure guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as a tour guide for Studiosus Reisen around the world. She was constantly expanding her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: "What's beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do they eat in this region?" As a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), she is now looking for answers to these questions as a travel writer and travel blogger in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is among Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021. Find more Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs here.