Category: Muffins, Cupcakes, Friands

Afternoon Snack Muffins

Afternoon Snack Muffins 2 cups SR flour 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch of salt 1/2 cup brown sugar 200g tub of flavoured yoghurt 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/2 cup light olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped fruit (pear, apples, etc) cinnamon sugar, optional 1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C...

All-In-One Patty Cakes

All-In-One Patty Cakes 3 tablespoons butter (3 x 20ml spoons) 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup milk 1 egg 3/4 cup S.R. flour (sifted) vanilla 1 tablespoon butter (greasing) Preheat oven to 190C. 1. Grease and flour cake tin. 2. Measure all ingredients into small bowl. 3. Mix well by...

Almond and Chocolate Cupcakes

Almond and Chocolate Cupcakes Makes about 12 1 1/4 cups self-raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar 125g unsalted butter, softened 3 eggs 1/3 cup milk 2 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup almond meal 1/2 cup white chocolate bits 2 tubs purchased vanilla frosting 2 cups pure icing sugar, sifted...

Almond Cakes

Almond Cakes 200g blanched almonds 200g plain flour, sifted 250g caster sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon a little orange flower water grated rind 1 lemon, 1 orange, 1 tangerine Honey and extra almonds Lightly toast the almonds, grind coarse and mix with flour, sugar, cinnamon, rinds and a little orange...

Apple and Blueberry Friands

Apple and Blueberry Friands 1/2 cup wholemeal plain flour 1/4 cup white self-raising flour 1/2 cup icing sugar 100g almond meal 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup soy or dairy milk 1/4 cup canola oil 1 cup pie apple (no added sugar), roughly chopped 1/2 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)...

Apple and Oat Bran Muffins

Apple and Oat Bran Muffins 2 cooking apples diced small 1/2 ripe banana mashed 1/2 cup sultanas 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 oz / 30 grams butter 1 egg 2 cups Self Raising flour 1 tsp mixed spice 1 tsp bi-carb soda 1/2 to 3/4 cup hot water (retained...

Apple Blueberry Friands

Apple Blueberry Friands 1/2 cup plain wholemeal flour 1/4 cup self-raising flour 1/2 cup icing sugar 100g almond meal 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup Sanitarium So Good Soyaccino soymilk 1/4 cup canola oil 1 cup pie apple (no added sugar), roughly chopped 1/2 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen) 5...

Apple Bran Muffins

Apple Bran Muffins 2/3 cup milk 2 teaspoons vinegar 1 cup shreds of wheat bran cereal 2 eggs beaten 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup all purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup peeled finely chopped apple 1 teaspoon wheat germ toasted...

Apple Bran Muffins (Low Fat)

Apple Bran Muffins (Low Fat) Makes 12 muffins 2 cups all-bran cereal 1 1/4 cups skim milk 1 1/4 cups self raising flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup raisins 1/2 cup chunky apple sauce or finely chopped fresh apple...

Apple Muffins

Photo by Julie O’Malley Apple Muffins Best eaten fresh 2 C SR flour 1/2 tsp salt 4 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1 cup grated apple 125g butter, melted Topping: 2 Tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp cinnamon # Sift flour, salt, sugar and...

Apple, Oat and Sultana Muffins

Apple, Oat and Sultana Muffins 6 granny smith apples, peeled and diced boiling water 2 cups oat bran 2 cups wholemeal plain flour 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp mixed spice 1 cup sultanas grated rind of 1 lemon 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup...

Apricot and hazelnut friands

Apricot and hazelnut friands 60g (1/2 cup) plain flour 60g (1/2 cup) hazelnut meal 125g (1 cup) caster sugar 125g egg whites 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter Pinch salt 2 tbsp honey Dried apricots Extra melted butter for greasing the friand tins Preheat oven to 200C. Sift the flour...

Apricot Yoghurt Muffins

Apricot Yoghurt Muffins 60g butter 1/4 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 cup apricot yoghurt 2 cups self-raising flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) 1 1/2 tablespoons apricot jam 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan. 2. With...

Baby Fruit Cakes

Baby Fruit Cakes Makes 16 150g butter 300g sultanas 300g currants 180g soft brown sugar 1 tsp ground mixed spice 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 250ml water 2 eggs, well beaten 150g plain flour 150g self-raising flour 1. Heat the oven...

Baileys, Cream Cheese and Chocolate Muffins

Baileys, Cream Cheese and Chocolate Muffins 90g cream cheese 1 1/2 Tbsp Bailey’s Irish Cream 1 egg 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup water 50g butter, melted 100g chocolate, grated 1 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 3 Tbsp cocoa 1/2 cup sugar 1. Beat cream...

Banana and Choc Chip Muffins

Banana and Choc Chip Muffins 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 1/12 cups mashed banana (about 3 medium sized ones) 1 3/4 cups SR Flour 1/2 cup choc chips 1. Preheat oven and grease the muffin pans. 2. Blend together the butter and sugar and then...

Banana Maple Muffins

Banana Maple Muffins 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1/4 tsp bicarb of soda 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 tsp grated orange rind 1/2 cup chopped pecans 3/4 cup very ripe mashed banana 1 x 200 g tub sour cream 1 egg, lightly beaten 50 g butter, melted 1/4 cup...

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins 1 1/4 cups Kellogg’s All Bran 1 cup skim milk 1 egg 1 dessert spoon honey 2 ripe mashed bananas 1/2 cup sultanas 1 cup wholemeal SR flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice Mix All Bran and milk and let soak for 10 mins....

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 4 tablespoons sour cream 1 cup banana, mashed 1 1/2 cups pastry or cake flour 1 teaspoon vanilla # Cream butter and sugar, add eggs, beaten very lightly, and the baking soda, dissolved in...

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins Makes 10 75g melted butter 250g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder half tsp bicarbonate of soda pinch of salt half tsp ground cinnamon half tsp ground nutmeg 115g caster sugar half tsp vanilla extract 2 large, ripe bananas 2 medium eggs 125ml milk 1. Heat the...

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins 2 1/2 cups (310 g/10 oz) self raising flour 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 cup (80 g/2 2/3 oz) lightly packed brown sugar 1 1/4 cups (310 ml/10 fl oz) soy or rice milk 140g (4 1/2 oz) apricot puree...

Banana Weet-Bix Choc-Chip Muffins

Banana Weet-Bix Choc-Chip Muffins Makes 12 3 ripe bananas 4 Weet-Bix 185ml (3/4 cup) milk 2 eggs 80g (4 Tbsp) margarine 225g (1 1/2 cups) self-raising flour, sifted 2 Tbsp brown sugar 1 cup chocolate chips 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. 2. Grease a 12-hole muffin pan. Mash bananas...

Basic Choc Chip Muffins

Basic Choc Chip Muffins 2 cups Self Raising Flour 1 Cup sugar 90g butter/margarine 1 1/4 cups milk 1 egg lightly beaten 1 cup chocolate chips Method: # Rub Butter into flour until combined like breadcrumbs. # Add sugar. # Add all other ingredients and combine roughly. # Bake...

Berry Cheesecake Muffins

Berry Cheesecake Muffins Makes 6 large muffins 1 3/4 cup SR Flour 2 eggs lightly beaten 1/4 cup oil 2 Tbsp raspberry jam 1/4 cup mixed berry yoghurt 1/2 cup caster sugar 50g cream cheese (cut into 6 equal portions) 1 Tbsp raspberry jam (extra) icing sugar to dust...

Best Blueberry Muffins

Best Blueberry Muffins 125g butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup blueberries 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped 1. Preheat the oven to moderately hot 190C....

Bittersweet Chocolate Fallen Soufflé Cakes

Bittersweet Chocolate Fallen Soufflé Cakes 6 oz Fine-quality bittersweet, (not unsweetened) chocolate, chopped, plus grated bittersweet chocolate for garnish 1 1/2 Tbsp Unsalted butter 2 tsp Instant espresso powder dissolved in 1 tablespoon hot water 2 Tbsp Kahlua or dark rum 2 large Egg yolks 3 large Egg whites...

Black Forest Cakes

Black Forest Cakes 425g can pitted cherries in syrup 165g butter, chopped coarsely 100g dark eating chocolate, chopped coarsely 1 1/3 cups (295g) caster sugar 1/4 cup (60ml) cherry brandy 1 cup (150g) plain flour 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 2 Tablespoons self-raising flour 1 egg Decorations: 2/3 cup (160ml)...

Black Forest Cupcakes (Thermomix)

Black Forest Cupcakes (Thermomix) Yields 24 cupcakes Cake: 50g rice 250g almonds or hazelnuts (or combo) 250g dark chocolate in pieces 1 tsp Gluten Free baking powder 150g butter (softened) 6 eggs 1 Tbsp cocoa powder 150g raw sugar Syrup: 170-200g syrup drained from tin or jar of cherries 1...

Black Forrest Muffins

Black Forrest Muffins Serves 4 1 x 425g can pitted cherries 55g (1/4 cup) caster sugar 2 tsp cornflour 4 double chocolate chip muffins 1 Tbsp kirsch 1 x 200ml carton double cream 1 x 30g Cadbury Flake bar, crumbled 1. Drain the cherries and reserve the syrup. Combine...

Black-Bottom Cupcakes

Photo by Rebecca Payn Black-Bottom Cupcakes Topping: 250g cream cheese, room temperature 1 egg 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 cup choc chips Cupcakes: 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 cup caster sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarb soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup warm water 1 tsp...

Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins Makes 8 225g white flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 level tablespoon baking powder 140g caster sugar 85g butter 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 170ml milk 125g blackberries 1 well greased muffin tray Preheat the oven at 200°C. Sieve the flour, salt, baking powder in a bowl....

Blueberry and Banana Muffins

Blueberry and Banana Muffins Makes 8 300g (2 cups) plain flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 150g fresh or frozen blueberries 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 large egg 3/4 cup milk 4 large strawberries, hulled and halved Icing sugar,...

Blueberry and Banana Muffins

Blueberry and Banana Muffins 1 1/2 cups unbleached self-raising flour 1/2 cup unbleached white plain flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon or mixed spice 1 cup fresh frozen or tinned blueberries (drain well) 2 bananas, peeled and chopped 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup apple juice concentrate 3/4 cup low-fat milk...

Blueberry Muesli Muffins

Blueberry Muesli Muffins 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 3/4 cup toasted muesli 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 125g butter, melted 3/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease muffin pan. 1. Combine flour, 2/3 cup of muesli...

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins Makes 12 muffins 1 cup plain flour 1 cup wholemeal flour 1/4 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground mixed spice 1 egg white 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 1/4 cups...

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins 2 cups SR flour 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup Splenda 1 cup (150g) fresh or frozen blueberries 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup (180ml) buttermilk 1/2 cup vegetable oil Grease a 12 hole muffin pan. Sift dry ingredients into large bowl and stir in...

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins 2 cups flour 4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup caster sugar 100g butter 1 cup milk 1 egg 1 – 1 1/2 cups blueberries. Can also use blackberries, Cubed peaches, pineapple or banana. 1 Tbsp sugar (extra) 1/2 tsp cinnamon * Sieve first 3...

Blueberry Oat Bran Muffins

Blueberry Oat Bran Muffins 12 Muffins 2 cups oat bran 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup non-fat or low-fat vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup fat-free egg substitute, or 2 large eggs plus 1 egg white, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons...

Blueberry, Cocoa and Buttermilk Muffins

Blueberry, Cocoa and Buttermilk Muffins Serves 12 300g (2 cups) self-raising flour 125g (1/2 cup) caster sugar, plus 2 tablespoons for sprinkling 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 2 eggs 100ml buttermilk 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup milk choc bits 1 cup blueberries 1. Preheat oven to 190°C (fan-forced). Grease...

Buttermilk Cupcakes

Buttermilk Cupcakes 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2/3 cup buttermilk Preheat the oven to 175`C. Line the cups of 18 muffin cups with paper liners and set aside. In medium bowl, cream...

Butterscotch Muffins with Caramel Sauce

Butterscotch Muffins with Caramel Sauce Makes 12 2 1/2 (375g) cups self-raising flour 1 cup tightly packed brown sugar 1 1/4 cups (310ml) buttermilk 90g unsalted butter, melted 1 egg, lightly beaten Caramel Sauce: 3/4 cup (185g) sugar 1/4 cup (60ml) warm water 40g unsalted butter 1/4 cup tightly...

Caramel Banana Muffins

Caramel Banana Muffins Makes: 12 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 cup bran flakes, lightly crushed 3/4 cup brown sugar 90g butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs 1 banana, mashed 3/4 cup NESTLÉ Top’n’Fill Caramel 1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. 2. Combine first 7 ingredients in bowl. 3....

Caramel Easter Friands

Caramel Easter Friands Makes 9 1/2 cup rice or plain flour 1/2 cup ground almonds 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup icing sugar 1/3 cup canola or light olive oil 1/3cup milk 6 small caramel Easter eggs 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 9 friand pans. Combine 1/2 cup...

Caramel Easter-Egg Muffins

Caramel Easter-Egg Muffins Makes 12 2 1/4 cups self-raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar 125g butter, melted, cooled 3/4 cup milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 12 small caramel-filled Easter eggs 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan with paper cases. 2....

Cheese Muffins

Cheese Muffins 2 cups grated tasty cheese 1 1/2 cup SR flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar pinch cayenne pepper 1 egg 1 cup milk * Measure grated cheese, S.R. Flour, salt, sugar and cayenne pepper into a large bowl. Mix lightly with your fingertips to combine. *...

Cherry and Almond Friands

Cherry and Almond Friands 180g Butter, melted 1 1/2 cups Almond meal 1 1/2 cups icing sugar, sifted 2/3 cups plain flour, sifted 6, 70g egg whites, lightly beaten 400g can pitted cherries, well drained Pure Icing Sugar Pre heat oven to 185ºC Place almond meal, icing sugar and...

Cherry Friands

Cherry Friands Makes 8 melted butter for pans 90 g unsalted butter 3/4 cup ground almonds 3 egg whites lightly whisked 3/4 cup icing sugar sifted 1/3 cup plain flour sifted 1/3 cup pitted sour cherries, drained Pre-heat oven to 200°C. Brush tin with butter, mix all ingredients, except...

Cherry Ripe Mud Cakes

Cherry Ripe Mud Cakes Makes 9 125g butter, chopped 1 Tablespoon instant coffee powder 3/4 cup water 200g dark chocolate, chopped 1 cup caster sugar 3/4 cup plain flour 1/2 cup self-raising flour 1 egg, whisked 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 1 x 85g Cherry Ripe bar, chopped roughly 1....

Cherry Ripe Muffins

Cherry Ripe Muffins 2 cup self-raising flour 125g butter, chopped 1 cup desiccated coconut 2 x 50g Cherry Ripe bars, chopped 2/3 cup caster sugar 3/4 cup milk 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1. Preheat the oven to 190°C and grease a 12 hole muffin pan. 2. Sift the flour...

Choc Caramel Bites

Choc Caramel Bites Makes 24 1/2 cup plain flour, sifted 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup ground almonds 65g butter, melted 380g can Top N Fill Caramel (see note) 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter 60g butter 150g dark chocolate Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease two, 12 x 1 1/2...

Choc-Raspberry Friands

Choc-Raspberry Friands 185g butter, melted 1 cup hazelnut meal 6 egg-whites 1 1/2 cups icing-sugar mixture 1/2 cup plain flour 100g white chocolate, chopped 1 x 125g punnet raspberries extra raspberries for decorating extra icing-sugar mixture for dusting 1. Grease 12 mini rectangular loaf pans or 12 holes of...

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes 100g dark chocolate 1 tablespoon cocoa 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 60g melted butter 2 lightly whisked eggs 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 cup sifted self-raising flour Icing: 1 cup icing sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa 2 tablespoons boiling water Decoration: White Choc-Chips Preheat the oven...

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes Wheat and Dairy Free 225g maple crystals or date sugar 90g wholemeal spelt flour 60g unbleached white spelt flour 75g cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 240ml filtered water 180ml extra-virgin olive oil 150g unsweetened stewed apple 2 tbsp cider vinegar...

Chocolate Fairy Cakes

Chocolate Fairy Cakes 150g self raising flour 150g brown sugar 25g cocoa powder 1/4 tsp salt 240ml water 30ml light olive Oil 1 Tbsp vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1. Preheat the oven to 180C and place 12 paper fairy cake cases on a baking tray. 2. In a...

Chocolate Freckle Cakes

Chocolate Freckle Cakes 125g butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 1/4 cups self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup buttermilk 2 eggs, lightly beaten Icing: 65g cream cheese 3/4 cup icing sugar 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp hot water 12 chocolate...

Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate Lava Cakes Makes 8 180g dark chocolate, chopped 250g butter, chopped plain flour, for dusting 4 eggs 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/4 plain flour, sifted double cream and cocoa powder, to serve 1. Place choclate and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on Medium-high (75%) for 1 to...

Chocolate Patty Cakes

Chocolate Patty Cakes 1 1/4 cups of Gluten free self-raising flour 50g butter 2/3 cup of castor sugar 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon cocoa 50g grated chocolate 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Essence Sift flour, sugar, cocoa and salt into a bowl, add grated chocolate. Chop...

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Christmas Tree Cupcakes Makes 24 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1 cup caster sugar 125g unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp rosewater essence FROSTING: Packaged vanilla frosting 1/2 cup pure icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp rosewater essence Few drops...

Coconut Carrot Cupcakes

Coconut Carrot Cupcakes 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil (canola or light olive) Grated rind of 2 oranges 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp mixed spice 1 1/4 cups flour 1 1/2...

Coconut, Chocolate and Banana Mini Muffins

Coconut, Chocolate and Banana Mini Muffins 125g unsalted butter, melted 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar 3 ripe bananas, roughly chopped 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour, sifted 1 cup (45g) desiccated coconut 1/2 cup (100g) dark chocolate chips Icing sugar, to dust 1. Preheat...

Coffee and Caramel Muffins

Coffee and Caramel Muffins Makes 12 Melted butter, for greasing, optional 2 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 125g butter, melted, cooled 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp instant espresso coffee 3/4 cup water 380g can Nestlé caramel...

Cone Cupcakes

Cone Cupcakes 115 g butter, softened 200 g white sugar 2 eggs 5 ml vanilla extract 220 g all-purpose flour 10 g baking powder 2 g salt 160 ml milk 24 flat bottomed ice cream cones 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). 2. Cream butter...

Corn Muffins

Corn Muffins Serves 4 1 1/2 cups wholemeal flour 1 cup cornmeal (polenta) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 1 1/4 cups buttermilk 2 Tbsp sunflower oil 1 egg, lightly beaten 1. Preheat oven to moderate 180C. Sift flour, cornmeal and baking powder into a large mixing...

Cup Cakes

Cup Cakes If the cup cakes are to be iced and smooth tops are required, bake in a moderately hot oven, at 190°C. For peaked tops, necessary for butterfly cakes, increase the heat by 10’C and place the cakes in the hottest part of oven, usually near the top...

Cupcakes

Cupcakes 125g unsalted butter 300g caster sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 350g self-raising flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup milk 3 Tbsp walnut oil Frosting: 250g pure icing sugar, sifted 1 eggwhite juice 1 lime sprinkles or other decoration Preheat oven to 180°C. Line patty...

Date and Walnut Muffins

Date and Walnut Muffins Makes 8 150g (1 cup) chopped dates 115g (1 cup) chopped walnuts, plus 8 whole walnuts, extra 225g (1 1/2 cups) self raising flour, sifted 3 eggs 125ml (1/2 cup) milk 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons honey 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda Icing sugar, to...

Decadent Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes

Decadent Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes 350g butter 450g dark cooking chocolate, chopped 2 1/2 caster sugar 1 1/2 cups almond meal 2 cups cocoa 10 eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 1. Preheat oven to 140c. Line 3 muffin trays with 26 foil cupcake cases. 2. Combine butter, chocolate, and caster...

Decadent Chocolate Muffins

Decadent Chocolate Muffins 2 1/2 cups self raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 cup brown sugar (firm pack) 150g dark chocolate (bits/melts/chopped) 2 eggs 125 butter, melted 1 cup milk 1. Sift flour, cocoa and baking powder. Stir in sugar and chocolate. Combine butter,...

Diabetic Fruit Muffins

Diabetic Fruit Muffins 1 soft mashed banana 1 cup chopped dates 1 cup water 1/2 tsp bicarb soda 1 cup grated carrot 1/2 peeled grated apple 1 cup sultanas Mixed spice 1/2 cup low fat milk 2 Tbsp margarine 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups SR flour Place dates...

Double Chocolate Cream Cheese Muffins

Double Chocolate Cream Cheese Muffins 75g butter, cut into cubes 200g Cooking Chocolate, broken into pieces 1 egg 3/4 cup Evaporated Milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 cups flour 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup milk Choc Bits 1/4 cup cream cheese 1. Preheat the oven...

Doughnut Muffins

Doughnut Muffins 1/3 cup shortening 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C)....

Easy Savoury Breakfast Muffins

Easy Savoury Breakfast Muffins 1 1/2 cups SR flour 2 cups grated cheddar cheese 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk salt and pepper to taste 2 Tbsp sun- or semi-dried tomatoes, drained fresh herbs as available, eg parsley, thyme, basil, chives bacon or ham 1. Mix all ingredients together in...

Fairy Cakes

Fairy Cakes 125g fresh fruit, such as strawberries, peaches, apples, pears or bananas 125g soft margarine 125g caster sugar 125g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 large eggs 1 tsp natural vanilla extract or cinnamon or ground mixed spice Icing: 250g icing sugar 3 tbsp fruit juice or...

Flourless Chocolate Muffins

Flourless Chocolate Muffins Serving size: Serves 10 or more 200g dark chocolate 160g unsalted butter 5 x 55g eggs, separated 160g almond meal 160g caster sugar 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 teaspoon orange juice 16 muffin cases Preheat oven to 170°C. Place muffin cases in muffin holes. Melt the...

Friand

Friand Two Mini-Muffin Pans (1-Ounce Cups) Twenty 1-inch Paper Petit Four Cups 1/2 cup (60 grams) slivered almonds 1/2 cup (60 grams) confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup (32 grams) cake flour 1/4 cup (32 grams) granulated sugar 3 large egg whites 4 tablespoons (57 grams) unsalted butter, melted and still...

Friands

Friands 1 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup plain flour 5 egg whites, lightly beaten 180g. unsalted butter, melted 1. Pre-heat oven to 200 C. Lightly grease 12 friand moulds. If friand moulds are not available, muffin tins can be used. 2. Place dry...

Friands

Friands 125g butter 1 cup almond meal 1 2/3 cups icing sugar, sifted 3/4 cup plain flour, sifted 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 5 egg whites 1/3 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, blueberries or sliced strawberries Preheat the oven to 180C. Place the butter in a saucepan over low heat...

Fruit Muffins

Fruit Muffins 2 cups self raising flour 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup sultanas 1 cup milk 125g butter, melted 1 egg, beaten lightly Grease three 12 hole small muffin pans. Combine flour, spice, sugar and sultanas in large bowl. Stir in milk,...

Fruity Friands

Fruity Friands Makes 12 1 cup finely ground almond meal 1 1/2 cups CSR Soft Icing Mixture (Gluten Free), sifted 1/2 cup Orgran Gluten Free plain flour, sifted 2 teaspoons Orgran Gluten substitute 185g butter, melted 6 egg whites, beaten until frothy 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind Alternative...

Ginger and Lime Friands

Ginger and Lime Friands 5 egg whites, beaten until soft peaks 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup plain flour 1 Tbsp lime juice 180g butter, melted 250g icing sugar grated rind of 1 lime 1/2 cup Buderim Ginger Small Dice 2 Tbsp slivered almonds Preheat oven 190c. Grease thoroughly...

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Ginger Glaze

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Ginger Glaze 1 1/3 cups flour 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 cup molasses 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 egg whites 1/2 cup low-fat...

Hazelnut and Chocolate Friands

Hazelnut and Chocolate Friands 200g roasted hazelnuts ground into hazelnut meal 185g melted unsalted butter 6 egg whites beaten till frothy (not peaked) 1 1/4 cups plain flour 1/4 cup Dutch cocoa powder 2 cups icing sugar Extra icing sugar to dust 1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius....

Honey and Apricot Muffins

Honey and Apricot Muffins Makes 12 135g (3/4 cup) dried apricots 300g (2 cups) self-raising flour 80g (1/3 cup) caster sugar 4 tablespoons honey 50g butter, melted 125ml (1/2 cup) milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 1. Preheat oven to 190°C (fan-forced). Line a 12-hole, 125ml (1/2-cup) capacity muffin tin...

Honey and Cinnamon Friands

Honey and Cinnamon Friands Serves 8 1 cup plain flour 1 cup almond meal 1 1/3 cups caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 8 egg whites Pinch of salt 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter 2 tsp honey 1 tsp cinnamon Prepare the friand tins by generously brushing with melted...

Individual Milk Chocolate Cakes

Individual Milk Chocolate Cakes Makes 12 75g unsalted butter 75g milk chocolate, chopped 1/3 cup (80 g) firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup (60 g) self-raising flour, sifted Ganache: 80 g milk chocolate, chopped 2 tablespoons thick cream 1. Preheat the oven to warm 160°C...

Individual White Chocolate Chip Cakes

Individual White Chocolate Chip Cakes Makes 12 125 g unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup (185 g) caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 cups (250 g) self-raising flour, sifted 1/2 cup (125 ml) buttermilk 1 1/4 cups (280 g) white chocolate chips 1. Preheat the...

Jaffa Friands

Jaffa Friands 3 egg whites, beaten lightly 100g butter, melted 1/2 cup almond meal 3/4 cup icing sugar 1/4 cup plain flour 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 2 teaspoons finely grated orange rind Chocolate Sauce: 1 cup dark chocolate chips 1/2 cup (125ml) Dairy Farmers pure cream 1. Preheat...

Jam Doughnut Muffins

Jam Doughnut Muffins 300g (2 cups) self-raising flour 2/3 cup caster sugar, plus 1/2 cup extra to coat 80ml (1/3 cup) vegetable oil 1 large egg 175ml buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 tsp good-quality strawberry jam 100g unsalted butter 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1. Preheat oven to 180°C...

Jelly Cakes

Jelly Cakes Makes 18 60g butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup self-raising flour 2/3 cup milk 85g packet raspberry jelly crystals 1 cup boiling water 1 cup cold water 3 cups desiccated coconut 1/2 cup double thick cream 1. Preheat oven to 180°C....

Julie’s Lemon Diva Cupcakes

Julie’s Lemon Diva Cupcakes 100g unsalted butter, softened 185g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla bean extract 2 eggs 200g self-raising flour 1/2 cup (125ml) milk Zest of 3 lemons 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (160C fan-forced). Line muffin pans with paper cases of your choice. 2. Beat butter, sugar...

Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins 1 1/2 tbsp canola oil 1/4 cup sugar or 1 tbsp Sucaryl (preferable) 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup skim or Shape milk rind and juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup poppy seeds 1 cup self-raising flour 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour 1/2 cup...

Lemon Curd Butterfly Cakes

Lemon Curd Butterfly Cakes Makes 12 175g self-raising flour, sifted 110g butter, softened at room temperature 110g caster sugar 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 dessertspoon lemon juice Grated rind of 1 lemon 110g purchased lemon curd Icing sugar, to dust 1. Preheat oven to 190°C (conventional). Line...

Lemon Fairy Cakes

Lemon Fairy Cakes 125g reduced-fat canola spread 3/4 cup (155g) caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups (225g) self-raising flour 1/2 cup (125ml) skim milk Filling: 100g extra-light sour cream 150g tub NESTLE Diet Yogurt Treats Lemon Tart 1 Tbsp icing sugar mixture, plus extra...

Lemon Muffins (Thermomix)

Photo by Julie O’Malley Lemon Muffins (Thermomix) Makes 12 Muffins 2 cups (340gms) Self Raising Flour 3/4 cup (150gms) sugar 75gms butter – melted 1 cup (250mls) milk 1 large egg rind of one lemon or two small lemons 60mls lemon juice 55gms extra sugar Place lemon rind and sugar...

Lemon Poppy Seed Friands

Lemon Poppy Seed Friands 5 eggwhites, lightly beaten 125 reduced-fat canola spread, melted 1 cup (100g) almond meal 3/4 cup (125g) icing sugar mixture 1/2 cup (75g) plain flour 1 Tbsp poppy seeds 150g tub NESTLE Diet Yogurt Treats Lemon Tart 3 Tbsp breakfast marmalade, melted, to ice 1....

Lemon-Lime Ricotta Cakes with Lemon Syrup

Lemon-Lime Ricotta Cakes with Lemon Syrup Makes 6 175g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 80g (1/2 cup) brown sugar, firmly packed 1 1/2 cups ground almonds 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 eggs at room temperature 1 cup self-raising flour, sifted 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon...

Little Chocolate Fudge Cakes

Little Chocolate Fudge Cakes 125g dark chocolate, chopped 50g butter, chopped 4 eggs, separated 1/2 cup (125ml) milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 2/3 cups (200g) almond meal 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder 1/2 cup (100g) firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup (100g) chocolate bits...

Little Pear and Cinnamon Muffins

Little Pear and Cinnamon Muffins 1 medium (230g) pear 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 egg 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 cup self raising flour 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon caster sugar, extra 1. Grease two small 12 hole muffin pans. Peel and halve pear,...

Little Rhubarb and Strawberry Cakes

Little Rhubarb and Strawberry Cakes Makes 12 cakes 2 cups unbleached self-raising flour 1/3 cup Fruisana (Fruit Sugar) 250 g strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped 200 g rhubarb, trimmed and roughly chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 omega-enriched eggs 1 cup plain low-fat yoghurt 1/3 cup vegetable oil or...

Low Carb Orange Muffins

Low Carb Orange Muffins 3 egg yolks 3 tbsp cottage cheese 2 tsp orange rind, grated 3 tbsp soy flour, sifted 3 egg whites 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 1 pinch salt 1. Preheat oven to 180°C and lightly butter 12-hole muffin pan. 2. Cover and blend egg yolks,...