The Recipe

With maple syrup, honey, cinnamon and pecans, these muffins really are a sweet surprise. And made using our 0% Fat Natural Yogurt, there’s no need to feel guilty about enjoying one or two either…

Ingredients
Method
  • 150g plain white flour
  • 150g wholemeal flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 50g soft brown sugar
  • 30g chopped pecan nuts
  • 1 sweet eating apple, peeled and chopped (e.g. Golden Delicious)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 100g Yeo Valley Unsalted Butter, melted
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200g Yeo Valley 0% Fat Natural Yogurt or
    0% Fat Vanilla Yogurt

For the nut topping

  • 60g (2oz) pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Sieve the dry ingredients into a bowl and add the diced apple.
  2. Beat together the eggs, maple syrup, melted butter,honey and yogurt. Pour this liquid into the dry ingredients and mix until moist but still lumpy.
  3. Spoon the batter into muffin tins.
  4. Mix together the topping ingredients until combined, then sprinkle over the top of the muffins.
  5. Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins until firm, risen and golden.
  6. Leave to cool in the tins for 5 mins, then turn out to cool completely on a cooling rack.
Serves
12
Total Time
25 minutes + 15 min prep time