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Apple Raisin Muffin ~ 苹果和葡萄干玛芬


This is a very simple, straightforward muffin recipe but it produces good result.  Full of apple flavour with aromatic cinnamon but it's truly yummy when taken freshly baked, especially the crusty, caramelised top.




Apple Raisin Muffin ~  苹果和葡萄干玛芬


Ingredients                                                    
  • 125 gm plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 large egg
  • 85 gm caster sugar
  • 65 ml canola oil
  • 60 ml milk
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 30 gm raisins
  • 1 apple, skinned, cored and diced
  • Raw sugar to sprinkle (optional)
Method
  1. Sift the flour with baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and cinnamon, set aside.
  2. In another bowl, whisk the egg with sugar, then add in the oil and milk, mix till well incorporated.  
  3. Pour the flour into the egg mixture, add in the diced apples and raisins.
  4. Mix till just combined, taking care not to overmix.
  5. Using an ice cream scoop mixture into lined muffin pan, about 3/4 full.  Sprinkle a generous amount of raw sugar on top.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for about 20 to 25 mins. till golden brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool in pan.
  8. Best to serve warm
  9. Yield :  6 muffins
                
Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year !


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