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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Apple Muffins



These Apple Muffins are completely from organic produce, except the Baking Powder, but its aluminum free and low allergy. They are easy to make, good for you and delicious!

220 grams plain purpose flour
2 teapoons baking powder
1/2 cup caster sugar
3/4 cup milk or butter milk (butter milk will make then raise more)
1 egg
3/4 cup olive oil
1 green apple - chopped
100 grams (1/2 cup) sultanas
1 teapoon cinnamon

Preheat Oven to 180 celsius (350 fahrenheit).
Place Muffin Papers in Muffin Tin x 12.
Mix/Sift flour, sugar, cinnamon and baking powder into large bowl.
Add sultanas and chopped green apple. Mix, coating fruit.

Sift flour and baking powder into large bowl. Add Sugar.

Combine milk, egg and olive oil in a separate bowl and whisk.

Make a centre in dry ingredient, pour in liquid and mix lightly, its better to be lumpy than over mixed. (Over mixed batter makes rubbery muffins)

Spoon batter into muffin tin. Cook for 20-25min, cool on wire rack.

Note: I used to scoff at sifting flour, but then I discovered that it adds air to your mixture and makes much better muffins.

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1 Comments:

  • Hi Alex, I love your muffin recipe, I thought using olive oil was my own invention, but I guess not. You also probably know about it's important to use extra virgin olive oil.
    I like how "slow food" is coming into common usage.
    I thought up the term in 77. for my vegan cafe which I started up. Organic produce was petty sparse then.
    I've posted some of my vegan methods in my blog at
    alexxk.blogspot.com
    My vegan cafe turned into an organic bakery, and I started making sprouted bread too.
    I'm going to post a very unique way of making ginger bread cookies, which take four days to make a batch -that's real slow food. (they sold like hot cakes).
    We need more guys like you with such an aware sensibility.
    alexx

    By Blogger alexx, at Wednesday, June 03, 2009 3:43:00 pm  

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