Homemade muffins are a great mid-morning or afternoon snacks. The benefit of homemade is you know exactly what is put in them, so you can make sure there are no hidden nasties! Try out these delicious muesli muffins, which are a great source of fibre, and are lovely and moist. This recipe is easy to change around – you can swap the fruit, add in some dark chocolate or some nuts. Enjoy.
Time it takes: 40 minutes
Preheat oven to 160 C.
- 200 g (2 cups) rolled oats
- 125 g (1 cup) plain flour
- 25 g (1/4 cup) bran (optional)
- 80 g (½ cup) raisins
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 cup natural yoghurt
- 4 eggs
- 60 ml olive oil
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 apple
- Combine oats into a bowl with bran, raisins, yoghurt, oil, vanilla, baking powder, cinnamon, honey and eggs.
- Soak for 10 minutes to allow oats to soften.
- Add 1 grated apple with the skin and juice that comes from grating.
- Add the spelt flour and mix through lightly to form your muffin batter.
- Spoon into muffin tins that are lined with muffin cups.
- Sprinkle with oats and place into the oven.
- Bake for 15 minutes 160 C then slice the other apple into 10 thin slices and place a slice of apple on top of each muffin.
- Bake for another 20 minutes or until muffin is cooked through. Remove from the oven.
*Recipe from: Teresa Cutter ‘The healthy Chef’ https://www.thehealthychef.com/2011/10/muesli-muffins/