Banana Carrot Muffins

Beautiful Banana &
Carrot Muffins
Ingredients: 1 beaten egg, 60ml melted butter, 60g soft brown sugar, 125ml milk,
1 medium grated carrot, 1 mashed banana, (choose one from) 30ml sultanas,
blueberries, cranberries, chopped dried apricots or dates, 150g SR flour, 1 x 5ml
spoon, baking powder, pinch mixed spice or cinnamon.
1. Switch on oven, gas mark 6 / 200°C
Prepare the muffin tin – grease, or line with 9 muffin cases.
2. In the smaller of two bowls, sieve together the flour,
baking powder and cinnamon or mixed spice.
3. Grate the carrot and chop any fruit. Use a fork to mash
the banana.
4. Into the large mixing bowl, add the melted butter, grated
carrot, mashed banana, brown sugar, dried fruit, egg and milk.
5. Mix well, then add the sieved dry ingredients.
6. Fold in carefully and lightly until just mixed. Don’t beat the
mixture or you’ll end up with tough muffins!
7. Spoon the batter into the paper cases until they are each
about ¾ full.
8. Bake for 20 – 30 minutes at gas mark 6 / 200°C
9. When cooked they should be nicely risen and golden brown.
10. Turn the muffins out onto a cooling rack.
The texture of your muffins should be light and fluffy.

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