Carrot and raisin muffins Recipe

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  • Vegetarian

makes:

12

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:35

Prep:

00:10

Cooking:

00:25

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 200 kCal 10%
Fat 7.4g 11%
  -  Saturates 4g 20%
  -  of which Sugars 16g 18%

At only 200 calories each, these carrot and raisin muffins are the perfect brunch or snack time treat, and you won’t ruin the diet either!

Ingredients

  • 225g self-raising flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 25g wheat bran
  • ½tsp mixed spice
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 75g butter, melted and cooled
  • 200ml milk
  • 175g Chantenay carrots (preferably large), washed and grated
  • 150g raisins

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200˚C/Gas Mark 6. Place 10-12 muffin cases in a muffin tray.

  • Put the flour, baking powder, sugar, bran and mixed spice into a large mixing bowl and mix to combine.

  • In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, melted butter and milk, then add to the flour mixture along with the Chantenay and raisins.

  • Quickly stir with a wooden spoon until everything is just combined – do not over mix.

  • Divide the mixture between the muffin cases.

  • Cook the muffins in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, until they are well-risen, cooked through and golden brown on top.

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Enjoy these delicious muffins with a hot cup of freshly made coffee

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