Honey Spiced Muffins

    Honey Spiced Muffins


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    About this recipe: These muffins are packed with everything except the kitchen sink. They are incredibly moist, spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and dotted with courgettes, carrots, pecans and raisins.

    Serves: 24 muffins

    • 200g plain flour
    • 90g wholemeal flour
    • 70g oat flour
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 3 eggs
    • 125ml vegetable oil
    • 125g unsweetened apple sauce
    • 250g natural yoghurt
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 275g honey
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 125g grated courgettes
    • 135g grated carrots
    • 60g chopped pecans
    • 75g raisins

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Lightly grease two 12-hole muffin tins.
    2. In a bowl, sieve together the plain flour, wholemeal flour, oat flour, salt, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.
    3. In a separate bowl, beat together eggs, vegetable oil, apple sauce, yoghurt, sugar, honey and vanilla. Mix the flour mixture into the egg mixture.
    4. Fold in the courgettes, carrots, pecans and raisins. Divide into the prepared muffin tins. Bake 18 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until a skewer inserted in the centre of a muffin comes out clean.
    5. Cool 10 minutes before transferring to wire racks to cool completely.

    Oat flour

    Can be made placing oats into a food processor and blitzing until finely ground.

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