Apple and Date Muffins …
Serves: 14 – 15
Ingredients …
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 large green Granny Smith apples, grated (approximately 2 cups)
  • 1 cup seeded and chopped fresh dates
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ tablespoon vinegar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
Method …
  1. Preheat oven to 180C and grease 2 muffin trays lightly with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, add self-raising flour, mixed spice and brown sugar and whisk to combine.
  3. Add grated apples and chopped dates and mix through evenly.
  4. Combine the milk and vinegar in a cup and set aside for 2 minutes.
  5. In a large jug, combine the eggs, vegetable oil and milk mixture, stirring until well combined.
  6. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Be careful not to over mix.
  7. Spoon muffin mixture into prepared muffin trays filling each muffin hole approximately three quarters. This recipe will make 14 – 15 muffins.
  8. Bake in the oven for approximately 17 minutes.
  9. When cooked, remove muffin trays from oven and allow to stand for 5 minutes before transferring muffins to wire racks to cool completely. Once cooled, these muffins are suitable to freeze.
Recipe by Mrs Organised at