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Apple and cinnamon muffins

Published: December 21, 2020 at 5:33 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 12

These muffins make for an easy breakfast or snack. You can swap out the wholemeal for plain flour in this recipe, but we think it adds lovely nuttiness and texture

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal234
fat11.4g
saturates1.2g
carbs27.2g
sugars12.2g
fibre2g
protein4.5g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 125g plain flour
  • 125g wholemeal flour
  • 125g soft light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 100ml yogurt
  • 100ml vegetable oil
  • 2 apples, grated
  • a handful pecans, chopped
  • 30g icing sugar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the flours into a bowl with the sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. Add in the eggs, yogurt, oil and grated apple, and mix well. Fold the pecans into the batter.

  • STEP 3

    Divide between the cases and bake for 12-15 minutes or until risen and golden on top.

  • STEP 4

    Tip the icing sugar into a bowl and mix with 2½ tsp of water to a smooth, drizzleable icing. Drizzle all over the muffins to serve.

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