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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.

Annabel Karmel MBE

Annabel Karmel MBE

A mother of three, Annabel Karmel is the UK's number 1 parenting author. She is an expert in devising tasty & nutritious meals for children without the need for parents to spend hours in the kitchen.

Annabel was awarded an MBE in June 2006 in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition and in 2009 Annabel won the Mother and Baby's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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