Mini Marmalade Muffins

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Thanks to Hunter Hall School Cookery Club for creating this recipe for us

The primary School Pupils made the Mini Muffins for the Marmalade Festival – attended by the great bear himself (Paddington)

Ingredients (Makes 24 Mini Muffins)

½ cup natural yogurt
½ level teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
¼ cup olive oil
½ cup caster sugar
1 medium egg
Rind of 1 medium orange
2 dessertspoons of marmalade
1 cup plain flour

Topping

Juice of 1 orange

1 CUP = 8 FLUID OUNCES

Method

  1. Pre heat the oven 180’C/Gas No 4.
  2. Place 24 mini muffin cases in a mini muffin tin.
  3. Place the yogurt and bicarbonate of soda in a small bowl and leave to bubble.
  4. Meanwhile whisk the oil and sugar together, then add the egg and continue to beat well.
  5. Mix in the orange rind and marmalade.
  6. Mix in the yogurt.
  7. Finally fold in the flour.
  8. Spoon into the paper cases, filling to the top.
  9. Bake for approximately 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Brush with the freshly squeezed orange juice and serve warm- they make a great breakfast treat.

THERE ARE LOTS OF POSSIBLE VARIATIONS TO THE RECIPE:

Why not add 50-100g of dried cranberries, raisins, chocolate chips, hazelnuts or a mixture of these at stage 5 on the method.

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