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Apple and Sultana Muffins

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Makes

0

Portions
.Suitable for freezing
. Preparation

10

minutes
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25

minutes cooking time
.180 C°, 350 F°, Gas Mark 4

Ingredients

  • 75g plain wholemeal flour
  • 75g plain flour
  • 50g (2 oz) caster sugar
  • 25g (1 oz) dried skimmed milk powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Half teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 125ml (4 fl oz) vegetable oil
  • 60ml (2 fl oz) honey
  • 60ml (2 fl oz) maple syrup 
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2.5 ml (1/2 tsp) vanilla essence
  • 1 large apple, peeled and grated
  • 75g (3 oz) carrots, peeled and grated
  • 65g (2 ½ oz) raisins

Method

1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Combine the flour, skimmed milk powder, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and ginger in a mixing bowl.
2. In a separate bowl, combine the honey, maple syrup, eggs and vanilla essence. Beat lightly with a wire whisk until blended. Add the grated apple, carrots and raisins to the liquid mixture and stir until just combined.
3. Line a muffin tray with paper cups and fill until two-thirds full. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. You can also make mini muffins which are ideal for children they will take 15 to 20 minutes to bake.

They are good for breakfast and can be eaten on the way to school if your child is in a rush.

Annabel Karmel MBE

Annabel Karmel MBE

Mother of three Annabel Karmel continues to reign as the UK's No.1 children's cookery author, best-selling international author, and a leading expert on devising delicious, nutritious meals for babies, children and families.

Since launching with The Complete Baby and Toddler Meal Planner 25 years ago – a book which has become the 2nd best-selling non-fiction hardback of all time - Annabel has written 43 books selling over four million copies worldwide.

Coupled with a vast digital following, recipe apps, cookbook-inspired supermarket food ranges and menus in some of the world's top leisure resorts and hotels, Annabel has become a leading pillar for parents who want to give their growing family the very best start in life. Because of this she was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition in 2006.

Whilst remaining a regular media commentator on children's food issues, Annabel is recognised as one of the UK's leading female entrepreneurs, becoming an inspirational role model for other rising stars, business start-ups, women in business and parents returning to work.

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