Raisin muffins

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Raisin muffins
Raisin muffins
  • Makes: 12

  • Cooking time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

These fruity muffins are perfect for packed lunches, picnics and parties. Kids will love making them, too


  • 300g (10 oz) self-raising flour
  • 60ml (4tbsp) sunflower oil
  • 100g (3 oz) caster sugar
  • 225ml (8fl oz) milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 100g (3 oz) luxury mixed dried fruit (such as blueberries, cherries and cranberries)
  • Icing sugar, for dusting

These muffins contain enough dried fruit to count towards one portion of your 5-a-day.


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C (350F, gas mark 4).
  2. Line 12 muffin tins with muffin cases. Mix the flour, oil and sugar together in a bowl. Then add the milk, eggs and vanilla extract and stir well.
  3. Add half the dried fruit and fill each muffin case three-quarters full with the mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining fruit and cook for 25 mins or until well risen and firm. Leave to cool on a wire rack.
  4. Serve dusted with icing sugar.

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