Pyrex National Baking Week

Homemade Family Time
16th - 22nd
October 2017

Healthy fruit nut muffins

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Cooking time: 
15-30 minutes
Preparation time: 
15-30 minutes
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Ingredients: 

  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 85g dark muscavado sugar
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 1 medium free range egg, lightly beaten
  • 200g low-fat yogurt
  • 115g Stork tub, melted
  • 2 tsp Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract
  • 50g grated carrot (or 1 medium sized carrot grated)
  • 100g peeled, grated apple (or 1 ½ apples, peeled and grated)
  • 100g coarsely chopped pecans
  • 70g raisins
  • 70g dried cranberries
  • 50g desiccated coconut

 

Method: 
  • Pre-heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.  Oil a 12 holed muffin tin (or two tins of 6) with a little vegetable oil, or with paper muffin cases
  • Combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.  Add the egg, yogurt, Stork and Nielsen-Massey Vanilla Extract and mix with a wooden spoon – do not over mix.  Stir in carrot, apple, pecans, raisins, cranberries and coconut.  It will be a thick mixture.

  • Fill each hole full with the mixture.  Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool on a wire rack until warm, and serve immediately for best results!