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Wholemeal carrot and courgette muffins

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You must try these unusual but very tasty wholemeal carrot and courgette muffin treats, ideal for any lunch box or as a mid afternoon snack.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 280g 10 oz Plain wholemeal flour (we use Allinson) Plain wholemeal flour
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Baking powder
  • ½tsp ½tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • 250ml 8½ fl oz Milk (whole)
  • 2 2 Egg(s) (free range) large
  • 85g 3 oz Butter (unsalted) melted
  • 100g 3½ oz Cheddar cheese grated
  • 60g 2⅛ oz Carrot(s) grated
  • 60g 2⅛ oz Courgette(s) grated

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 170°C (fan 150°C, gas mark 3) and line a 12 hole muffin tin with muffin cases.

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Sift together the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 280g 10 oz Plain wholemeal flour (we use Allinson) Plain wholemeal flour
    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Baking powder
    • ½tsp ½tsp Bicarbonate of soda
    • Salt
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Pour the milk into a jug, add the eggs and mix together.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 250ml 8½ fl oz Milk (whole)
    • 2 2 Egg(s) (free range) large
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, then using a freestanding mixer or hand held electric whisk mix on a slow speed, slowly add the milk mixture.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Next add the melted butter and whisk on a medium speed until smooth

    Ingredients for this step

    • 85g 3 oz Butter (unsalted) melted
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Add the carrot, courgette and cheese and stir in by hand until evenly mixed.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 60g 2⅛ oz Carrot(s) grated
    • 60g 2⅛ oz Courgette(s) grated
    • 100g 3½ oz Cheddar cheese grated
  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes until golden and springy to the touch.

  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Allow to cool then transfer onto a wire rack.