Hot Apple Muffins
|Flour||8 Ounce (225 Gram)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Lard||3 Ounce (75 Gram)|
|Dark brown sugar||2 Ounce (50 Gram)|
|Cooking apples||3 Large, peeled, cored and minced|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Butter||1 Tablespoon (To Serve)|
|Caster sugar||1 Tablespoon (To Serve)|
Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl.
Rub in the lard, then stir in the sugar.
Mix together the apples and egg and add to the flour mixture with a little milk if the mixture seems too dry.
Turn into a greased Swiss roll tin and bake in a preheated moderately hot oven (200°C/400° F, Gas Mark 6) for 35 minutes or until evenly browned.
Cut into 7.5 cm/3 inch rounds for traditionally shaped muffins or cut into squares.
Split open and spread with butter.
Dredge with caster sugar and serve hot.