Apple and Cranberry Muffins Recipe

Apple and Cranberry Muffins Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 12

50 g

1

90 g

1

120 ml

150 g

5 ml

2.5 ml

5 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

1.5 ml

1.5 ml

1-2

175 g

50 g

Butter

Egg

Caster sugar

Orange, grated rind

Fresh orange juice

Plain flour

Baking powder

Bicarbonate of soda

Ground cinnamon

Grated nutmeg

Mixed spice

Ground ginger

Salt

Eating apples

Cranberries

Chopped walnuts

Icing sugar, for dusting (optional)

Method :
  • Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4. Grease a 12 cup muffin tins or use paper cases. Melt the butter over a gentle heat. Set aside to cool.
  • Place the egg in a mixing bowl and whisk lightly. Add the melted butter and whisk to combine, then add the sugar, orange rind and juice. Whisk to blend.
  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, spices and salt.
  • Quarter, core and peel the apples. With a sharp knife, chop coarsely.
  • Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the egg mixture. With a spoon, stir until just blended.
  • Add the apples, cranberries and walnuts and stir to blend.
  • Fill the cups three-quarters full and bake until the tops spring back when touched lightly, about 25-30 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Dust with icing sugar before serving, if desired.

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