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Mango Banana Muffins

Soft on the inside, crunchy on the outside with pops of mango and walnuts through and through.

Preheat oven 190c/350f

muffin tins

3 cups flour

1 1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 cup sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

4 mashed bananas

2 golden mangos- carefully peeled and diced

1 cup chopped walnuts halved

2 tablespoons – sugar to sprinkle

Mix flour, salt, and baking soda.

Add sugar, oil, and eggs.

Beat well until just incorporated.

Add bananas mashing them with your hands as you add them to the bowl.

Beat until incorporated.

Fold in nuts and mangos.

Pour into a greased muffin tins (or line with baking papers)

Fill almost to the top and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake until golden brown.

Start testing muffins for doneness with a wooden skewer at 25 minutes.

Remove from oven

Cool 10 minutes in pan before indulging

Sicilian Sun Dried Tomato Muffins

Savory treat, can be a great side with a bowl of soup or a alone for a decadent breakfast

Preheat oven 190c/375f

Muffin tins-buttered

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ tespoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil- (you may use the sundried tomato oil from the jar and then use olive oil to make up the rest of the ¼ cup.)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 oz Feta cheese-crumbled
  • 5 oz jar sun dried tomatos- chopped – reserve oil from jar
  • 4 oz oil cured olives (about 20 olives)-pitted and chopped
  • 1/3 cup milk

Place flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and peppers in a large bowl. Use a fork to lightly mix.

In a small bowl gently beat together olive oil and egg.

Making a well in the middle of the flour mixture, pour in the olive oil and egg mixture.

Mix well with your hands. Gently add Feta, sun dried tomatos, and olives.

Add milk a little at a time until you to get a biscuit consistency.

Mix only until incorporated.

Divide batter evenly into muffin tins (using your hands)

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned . Test with wooden skewer, when it comes out clean muffins are done.

Belgravia Breakfast Muffins

Just minutes away from a warm healthy delicious breakfast or snack

            Muffin Tin(s)

            Preheat oven 220c/425f

  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2  1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon  sea salt
  • zest of 1/2 orange- optional
  • 1 egg- beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 teaspoons melted butter
  • 1  1/2 cups Bran flakes
  • orange marmalade- or jam/preserves of your choice
  • sugar to sprinkle on tops

Mix together flour,sugar,baking powder and salt.

In a separate bowl combine  eggs and milk. 

Add egg mixture to flour mixture.

 Add butter,zest and blend well.

Fold in bran flakes.

Fill greased muffin tins halfway.  

Spoon a healthy teaspoon of  marmalade/jam into center of each.

 Top with another big spoonful of mix.

Sprinkle tops with sugar

This recipe will make  6- 10 muffins, it’s up to you.

Bake for 15-20 min.

The result is so buttery tasting and delicious you wont believe it. By far one of my favorites, I hope you feel the same.

What a way to start the day !