Apple Muffins 

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These great lightly spiced apple muffins  make a great mid-morning snack and are at their best served slightly warm accompanied by a frothy cappuccino. The addition of diced apple and plump golden sultanas gives a moist muffin that will last a few days in a sealed tin. This apple muffin recipe is wonderful to make for breakfast or brunch.

Ingredients

225g of plain flour

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground nutmeg

1 tsp ground ginger

100g of caster sugar

1 egg

150ml of milk

3 tbsp of sunflower oil

40g of unsalted butter

170g of Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced

70g of golden sultanas

3 tbsp of light brown sugar

Equipment

Muffin tin

12 muffin cases

To make this apple muffin recipe, start by preheating the oven to 190˚C/Gas mark 5 and place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tray

2.In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and sugar

225g of plain flour

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground nutmeg

1 tsp ground ginger

100g of caster sugar

3.Peel, core and dice the apples. In a separate bowl, beat the egg and stir in the milk. Add the oil, melted butter and stir in the diced apple

1 egg

150ml of milk

3 tbsp of sunflower oil

40g of unsalted butter

170g of Granny Smith apple

4.Add the wet mixture into the dry and combine well. Stir through the golden sultanas

70g of golden sultanas

5.Spoon the mixture into the muffin cases and sprinkle the tops with brown sugar

3 tbsp of light brown sugar

6.Bake in the oven for 20 minutes until lightly brown. The apple muffins should spring back when pressed. Allow to cool slightly before eating.

Adapted from greatbritishchefs.com