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Our SMARTIES® muffins are a delicious Christmas twist on a beloved recipe 

Add some festive cheer to your baking! These adorable SMARTIES® reindeer muffins will go down a treat with the whole family at Christmas. 

Serving : 32

(22g per muffin)

45 minutes

You'll Need:


40g MILKYBAR® white chocolate

2 eggs

100g sugar

200g wholemeal flour

20g cocoa powder

1/2 tsp. baking powder

150ml buttermilk

100ml sunflower oil

32 mini pretzels

32 muffin cases

Edible eyes

Smart Tips to Involve Little Smarty Pants:

This is such an easy reindeer muffin recipe that even the little ones can join in. Why not let them decorate the muffins using the SMARTIES® and mini pretzels!


  • Each SMARTIES® muffin contains:
  • Energy 360kJ 86kcal 4%
  • Fat 4.1g 6%
  • Saturates 0.9g 5%
  • Sugars 4.8g 5%
  • Salt 0.06g 1%

SMARTIES® Reindeer Muffins Recipe in easy steps

  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C top/bottom heat (170°C for fan assisted ovens).

  2. 2

    Whisk eggs with sugar with a hand mixer until you have a creamy consistency.

  3. 3

    Mix flour, cocoa and baking powder and gradually stir in both eggs.

  4. 4

    Stir in sunflower oil and buttermilk. Pour the mixture into 32 muffin cases and bake in the oven for approx. 20-25 minutes. Take them out and let them cool down.

  5. 5

    Melt the white chocolate in a water bath. Then using the chocolate, place a large spot in the middle and add a red SMARTIES® for the nose.

  6. 6

    Place two smaller dots of melted chocolate slightly higher and add edible eyes on the muffin to finish the eyes.

  7. 7

    Finally, put the mini pretzel halves in both sides of the SMARTIES® muffin for the antlers!