Raisin muffins recipe

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makes: 12
Skill: easy
Cooking: 25 min
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  • These fruity muffins are perfect for packed lunches, picnics and parties. Kids will love making them, too


    • 300g (10½ oz) self-raising flour
    • 60ml (4tbsp) sunflower oil
    • 100g (3½ oz) caster sugar
    • 225ml (8fl oz) milk
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1tsp vanilla extract
    • 100g (3½ oz) luxury mixed dried fruit (such as blueberries, cherries and cranberries)
    • Icing sugar, for dusting


    • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F, gas mark 4).

    • Line 12 muffin tins with muffin cases. Mix the flour, oil and sugar together in a bowl. Then add the milk, eggs and vanilla extract and stir well.

    • Add half the dried fruit and fill each muffin case three-quarters full with the mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining fruit and cook for 25 mins or until well risen and firm. Leave to cool on a wire rack.

    • Serve dusted with icing sugar.

    Top tip for making Raisin muffins

    These muffins contain enough dried fruit to count towards one portion of your 5-a-day.

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