Raisin muffins recipe

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25 min

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


  • 300g (10½ oz) self-raising flour
  • 60ml (4tbsp) sunflower oil
  • 100g (3½ oz) caster sugar
  • 225ml (8fl oz) milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 100g (3½ oz) luxury mixed dried fruit (such as blueberries, cherries and cranberries)
  • Icing sugar, for dusting


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F, gas mark 4).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Serve dusted with icing sugar.

Top tip for making Raisin muffins

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

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