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Apple, Cinnamon and Raisin muffins.

With a glorious moist sponge centre, my delicious apple and raisin muffins are a great way to work through a glut of Bramley apples or eating apples from your garden.  These fruity muffins also make a healthy snack for toddlers.  

Not too sweet these muffins can even be eaten for breakfast.  My husband often takes one on the train to work.

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Healthy lunchbox snacks for toddlers.

Of course these muffins can be made any time of year but they are even more delicious in the autumn when apples are crisp and juicy and can be picked straight from the tree.

Makes 12

Time: 40 mins

Ingredients

250g self-raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

100g butter

1 tsp cinnamon

100g caster sugar

2 eggs

2 bramley apples/large eating apples grated

100g raisins

 

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A bit of me time while your toddler is napping.

Preparation Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4.  In a large bowl mix the self raising flour, baking powder, cinnamon, caster sugar and butter into a smooth batter.
  2. In a jug or smaller bowl beat the eggs and milk together.  Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix well.  Stir in the grated apple and raisins.
  3. Divide the mixture between 12 muffin cases and bake for 25-30 mins.  Cool on a wire rack, then store in a cake tin.

 

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The perfect Autumn treat for all the family.