Annabel Karmel's apple and sultana muffins recipe

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Apple and sultana muffins
  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Five A DayOne
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories207 Kcal10%
Sugar17.1 g19%
Fat8.3 g12%
Saturated Fat2.3 g12%
Salt0.11 g
Protein3.3 g7%
Carbohydrates30.3 g12%
Salt0.11 g

Prepare and bake these mouthwatering apple and sultana muffins in just 30 minutes.

These apple and sultana muffins are ideal for making with kids as they are so easy, ready in just two simple steps. These muffins are infused with ginger and cinnamon. Unlike our classic apple muffins (opens in new tab) recipe, Annabel Karmel’s version is made with dessert apples, for a sweeter taste. This recipe makes 12.


  • 125g butter, softened
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 200 ml milk
  • Quarter tsp salt
  • 225g plain flour
  • 1tbsp baking powder
  • Half tsp ground ginger
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 150g dessert apples, peeled and grated
  • 75g sultanas
  • A little Demerara sugar




  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. Measure all of the ingredients into a free standing mixer and whisk until combined. Spoon into the cases. Sprinkle with Demerara sugar. Bake for about 20 to 22 minutes until well risen and lightly golden.

Top tips for making apple and sultana muffins

When you press your finger lightly on the top of a muffin it should spring back slightly if cooked.

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