Muffins alla Zucca(squash) e Noci(walnuts)

300 grams sifted all purpose flour
250 grams sugar
200 grams melted butter
A pinch of salt
250 grams squash, cooked and mashed
75 grams of chopped walnuts
6 egg yolks
6 egg whites, beaten until stiff( you can add 5 grams of cream of tartar or a pinch of salt to help you in mounting the egg whites)
16 grams of baking powder
2 Tablespoons of “Marsala liquor” or preferred flavoring

Preheat oven at 170°C for 10 minutes

Melted butter + sugar + egg yolks and “Marsala”. Beat until creamy.
Add sifted flour gradually + salt+ mashed squash + chopped walnuts
Fold in beaten egg whites
Pour batter into desired mufffin baking cups

Bake at 170°C for 20 – 25 minutes

This is a trial run for the coming Halloween celebration. I just wanted to check if the dough is perfect. I’m still undecided what to make as topping. A simple icing? or melted dark chocolate glaze…