About this recipe:They are so delicious - you wouldn't believe that something with prunes could be this good! They're also low in fat, with just about 5 grams per muffin. A great morning or afternoon snack!
100g (4 oz) caster sugar
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
225g (8 oz) mashed banana
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
200g (7 oz) plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
175g (6 oz) chopped pitted prunes
Method Prep:10min › Cook:25min › Ready in:35min
Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Grease and flour a muffin tin, or use paper muffin cups.
In a large bowl, combine sugar, oil and egg. Beat until smooth. Blend in banana and vanilla. Mix together flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt and cinnamon, then stir into egg mixture until just moistened. Mix in the prunes. Spoon mixture into muffin cups.
Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a cocktail stick inserted into the centre of a muffin comes out clean.
3 crazy kids all trying to help, one who was slightly unwell being encouraged not to cough on the ingredients and 40 minutes later the best, lightest and most tastiest muffins we've ever made - 24 Jan 2012