Marzipan Muffin with Speculoos Cup on Vanilla Ice Cream and Clementine Compote

5 from 7 votes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 6 people
Calories 284 kcal



  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 130 g Sugar
  • 1 packet Vanilla sugar
  • 3 Egg yolk
  • 150 g Butter
  • 120 g Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 6 tbsp Milk
  • 100 g Marzipan


  • 100 g Butter
  • 100 g Powdered sugar
  • 100 g Low fat quark
  • 3 Speculaas

Clementine compote

  • 30 g Sugar
  • 250 g Orange juice
  • 1 tsp Food starch
  • 2 tbsp Orange liqueur
  • 6 Clementines
  • 2 Star anise

vanilla icecream

  • Vanilla icecream



  • Muffin: Preheat the oven to 180 ° upper and lower heat. Crumble the speculacius and grate the marzipan. For the dough. Beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt on the highest setting until stiff. Gradually fold the sugar and vanilla sugar into the egg whites. Beat the egg yolks in another bowl with the butter until frothy. Stir in the grated marzipan and mix with the flour and baking powder. Stir in the milk in between. Finally fold in the ice cream mixture. Fill into the muffin cups and bake for approx. 25 minutes on the middle rack.


  • 2nd cream: Mix the butter with the powdered sugar and the low-fat quark and fold in the crumbled speculoos. Put in the fridge until the end.


  • Compote: let the sugar caramelize in a saucepan and carefully deglaze with the orange juice. Let it boil down a little and add the star anise. Dissolve the cornstarch in it and add the liqueur. Peel and fillet the 6 clementines, add and leave for a few minutes. Take the muffins out of the molds a little cooled and serve with the cream on top with the vanilla ice cream and the warm compote.


Serving: 100gCalories: 284kcalCarbohydrates: 33.4gProtein: 3.6gFat: 13.9g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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