Thursday, 1 October 2009

Apple muffins

Here is a simple way to use apples which are past their best but still good to bake with. Easy variations can include adding 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts, 3/4 cup of finely chopped dates, 1/4 cup chopped crystalised ginger and one teaspoon of treacle, or substituting the flours with one cup of flaky bran and 1 1/2 cups of self-raising flour.

Apple muffins

Ingredients
Wet mix
  • 2 cups grated raw apples (I left the skin on)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Dry mix
  • 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour (or 1 cup wholemeal flour and 1 teaspoon baking powder)
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
 Method
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C and grease a 12 hole muffin tin.
  2. Thoroughly combine the wet mix ingredients.
  3. Combine the dry mix ingredients and mix thoroughly into the wet mix.
  4. Place the mixture into prepared pans and bake for 20 minutes.
Apple muffins

2 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Mmm yummy! I love baking but I haven't done it in a reeally long while. These muffins look perfect for autumn, I will have to try them soon!

Chantel said...

Yum, these look lovely!