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Spiced Banana Muffins

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Ingredients
  Plain wholemeal flour 3 Ounce (75 Grams Or 2/3 Cup)
  Plain white flour 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup Or 50 Gram)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Mixed spice 1 Teaspoon
  Soft light brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Ounce (40 Gram Or 1/4 Cup)
  Polyunsaturated margarine 2 Ounce (50 Grams Or 1/4 Cup)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Semi skimmed milk 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter Or 2/3 Cup)
  Grated orange rind 2 Tablespoon (Of 1 Orange)
  Ripe banana 1
  Porridge oats 3⁄4 Ounce (20 Grams Or 1/4 Cup)
  Chopped hazelnuts 3⁄4 Ounce (20 Grams Or Scant 1/4 Cup)
Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/ Gas 6. Line a muffin tin with 12 large paper cake cases. Sift together both flours, the baking powder, salt and mixed spice into a bowl, then tip the bran remaining in the sieve into the bowl. Stir in the sugar.
2. Melt the margarine and pour it into a mixing bowl. Cool slightly, then beat in the egg, milk and grated orange rind.
3. Gently fold in the dry ingredients. Mash the banana with a fork, then stir it gently into the mixture, being careful not to overmix.
4. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases. Combine the oats and hazelnuts and sprinkle a little of the mixture over each muffin.
5. Bake for 20 minutes until the muffins are well risen and golden, and a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack and serve warm or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Banana
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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