Breakfast muffins recipe

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Start your day well with these tasty breakfast muffins packed full of blueberries, nuts and seeds

breakfast muffins
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  • healthy
  • healthy
Makes12
SkillEasy
Preparation Time40 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories236 Kcal12%
Sugar22.8 g25%
Fat7.9 g11%
Saturated Fat1.3 g7%
Salt0.06 g
Protein5.9 g12%
Carbohydrates35.7 g14%
Salt0.06 g

Pumpkin seeds, sunflower, and poppy seeds pack these breakfast muffins with plenty of nutrients.

Start the day by whipping up a batch of these delicious breakfast muffins packed with pumpkin, sunflower, and poppy seeds. As well as dried mixed fruit, honey, fresh blueberries and a hint of mixed spice. Make 12 muffins using this recipe - ideal for sharing.

Ingredients

  • 25g (1oz) pumpkin seeds
  • 25g (1oz) sunflower seeds
  • 225g (8oz) plain wholemeal flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp mixed spice
  • 1tbsp poppy seeds
  • 250g (9oz)bag dried fruit Mix
  • 50ml sunflower oil
  • 175ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 100ml clear honey
  • 150g (5oz) pack fresh blueberries

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Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/392°F/gas 6. Line a muffin baking tray or bun tray with 12 paper muffin cases. Spread the pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds on a baking tray, and put in the oven for 5 minutes until they are lightly coloured.
  2. Mix the flour, baking powder, mixed spice, poppy seeds, dried fruit, pumpkin and sunflower seeds in a large bowl.
  3. Put the oil, milk, eggs and honey in another bowl and whisk until mixed. Pour into the dry ingredients and quickly stir with a large metal spoon ? don't over-stir or the muffins will be tough. Add the fresh blueberries and mix in gently.
  4. Spoon into muffin cases, bake for 25 minutes, then cool on a wire rack. They will keep in the fridge for 2 to 3 days, or can be frozen.

Top tips for making breakfast muffins

Swap the blueberries for raspberries or chopped strawberries instead.

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