If you are searching for a tasty recipe then you can learn how to make crunchy apple and raisin muffins. It takes only 20 minutes to prepare this and another 20 minutes to complete the cooking. These muffins will be your perfect teatime accompaniment.
Ingredients for the Muffins
You need two cups of whole meal self-raising flour, half teaspoon ground cinnamon, one-third cup brown sugar, half cup apple juice, half cup canola oil, one lightly beaten egg, one teaspoon vanilla essence, and two apples. You also require three-fourth cup of raisins, quarter cup of finely chopped walnuts, one tablespoon of brown sugar, quarter teaspoon powdered cinnamon, and a little olive oil. Make sure that you peel, core, and roughly grate the apples.
The Method of Preparation
The first step is to preheat the oven to about 180°C. Evenly grease about twelve muffin pans with olive oil. Sieve the cinnamon, flour, and sugar in a big bowl. In the center of the flour mixture, make a dent and add apple juice, vanilla essence, oil, and egg. Beat well with a fork until you get a smooth mixture.
Next you need to mix the raisins and grated apples with the flour mixture. Your muffin mixture is ready. Now you need to spoon the mixture into each of the prepared pans. Add together the remaining sugar, extra cinnamon and walnuts in a bowl. Add the muffin mixture and the walnut mixture together.
How to Bake the Muffins
Now it is time for baking the muffins. Bake for about 20 minutes. Prick the muffins with a toothpick. If the toothpick comes out clean then the muffins are ready. Take out the apple muffins from the oven and keep them away for 5 minutes before you move them to cool on the wire rack. Once they are cool, enjoy the crunchy taste of these muffins. To make a variation you can also bake the muffins by adding some chocolate chips to the mixture.