Fruit and oat muffins recipe

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serves: 12
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 20 min
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  • Bored of your usual breakfast? These muffins are great as an alternative. They’re easy to make and are filled with dried fruit and oaty goodness. Perfect to make for a weekend treat when you have a bit more time than your weekday morning rush but you’ll only have to wait 30 mins to bite into this fruity apple breakfast option.

    Ingredients

    • 200g self-raising flour
    • ½tsp baking powder
    • 1tsp grated nutmeg
    • 150g oat bran
    • 100g light brown sugar
    • 125g mixed dried fruit
    • 250ml milk
    • 2 eggs
    • 150g unsweetened apple sauce
    • 60gms melted butter

    Method

    • Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Line a muffin tray with 12 cases.

    • In a bowl sift together the self-raising flour, baking powder and nutmeg. Mix through the oat bran, sugar and dried fruit.

    • In a separate bowl mix the milk, eggs and apple sauce and stir until well combined. Mix through the melted butter.

    • Pour the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until just combined.

    • Divide between the 12 cases. Bake for 20 to 25 mins or until well risen and firm to the touch.

    • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 mins before transferring to a wire rack to cool fully.

    Top tip for making Fruit and oat muffins

    If you don’t have apple sauce, marmalade is a great alternative.

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