Video recipe: Lesley Waters' fruitful muffins

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  • Makes: 9

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  • Costs: Mid-price

  • Skill level: Bit of effort

Fruitful Shredded Wheat adds flavour and a great crunchy texture to these healthy muffins. Follow along in this simple step-by-step video recipe


  • 100g Fruitful Shredded Wheat
  • 80g Shredded Wheat biscuits
  • 20g Fruitful fruit mix
  • 140g self-raising flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 3tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 75ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 medium egg
  • 3tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 100g blueberries


  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/400F/gas mark 6.
  2. Lightly oil 9 cups of a muffin tin or line with muffin paper cases.
  3. Crumble the Fruitful Shredded Wheat biscuits with your hands.
  4. Sieve the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Stir in 55g of the crumbled Shredded Wheat biscuits, 20g of the Fruitful fruit mix and the sugar.
  5. Whisk together the milk, egg and oil.
  6. Mash the bananas and fold into the dry ingredients with the milk mixture.
  7. Gently mix in 75g of the blueberries. Do not over mix.
  8. Divide the mixture between the muffin cups/cases, not quite filling them. Top with the remaining blueberries and scatter over the remaining 25g of crumbled Fruitful Shredded Wheat biscuits.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes until golden, risen and firm. Leave for a few minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 187(kcal)
  • Fat 5.4g
  • Saturates 1.1g
  • Sugars 15.0g
  • Salt 0.4g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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