Spiced carrot & apple muffins
Spiced carrot & apple muffins MAKES 9 PREP 10 mins plus cooling COOK 20 mins EASY V G 100ml rapeseed oil 100ml natural yogurt 50ml runny honey
1 tsp vanilla extract 200g self-raising flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1½ tsp ground mixed spice 1 apple, grated
1 carrot, grated
50g sultanas, raisins, chopped nuts or seeds (optional)
1 Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a muffin tin with nine cases (alternatively, use squares of baking parchment). Mix the oil, yogurt, honey, eggs and vanilla in a jug. In a bowl, combine the flour, bicarb, mixed spice and 1/4 tsp salt. Pour the yogurt mixture into the flour mixture and add the apple and carrot, as well as any extra ingredients you’re using. Mix with a spatula until well combined, then spoon the mixture into the muffin cases.
2 Bake for 20-22 mins, or until a skewer inserted into the middle of a muffin comes out clean. Leave to cool for at least 5 mins. Can be stored in a tin for three days or frozen for two months; defrost overnight before serving.
PER SERVING 234 kcals • fat 13g • saturates 1g • carbs 23g • sugars 6g • fibre 1g • protein 4g • salt 0.7g