Fruit muffins

17/05/2016 AMBER, Canteen recipes, Occasional, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet food

AMBER (ACT & SA) / Occasional (NSW)

Makes 14 muffins; berry, banana, apple and cinnamon, banana and blueberry, peach and passionfruit or chocolate and banana

Ingredients:

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup (150g) white self raising flour
  • 1 cup (150g) wholemeal self raising flour
  • ½ cup caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • ¾ cup reduced fat milk
  • Approximately 1 cup fruit (see variations below)

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Lightly coat muffin tray with cooking spray.
  3. In a bowl, sift together flours and sugar, making a well in the centre.
  4. Lightly whisk eggs then add oil and milk.
  5. Add the mixture to the dry ingredients along with the fruit. Stir until just combined. Do not overmix at this stage.
  6. Spoon into muffin tins, making 14 muffins and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Serve warm or cooled at room temperature.

Variations:

  • Berry muffins: 1 cup of frozen berries, mixed or individual (e.g. raspberries, blueberries) + 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
  • Banana muffins: 1 cup mashed banana (approximately 2 large bananas).
  • Apple and cinnamon muffins: 1 cup peeled and grated/finely diced apple + 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
  • Banana and blueberry muffins: ½ cup mashed banana + ½ cup blueberries.
  • Peach and passionfruit muffins: ¾ cup diced, canned peaches (in fruit juice) + 2 tablespoons passionfruit pulp.
  • Chocolate and banana: ¼ cup cocoa powder sifted + 1 cup mashed banana (approximately 2 large bananas).

Recipe tested by JG April 2016

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