Spiced apple and pear muffins with maple syrup recipe

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  • Serves 12
  • 20mins to prepare and 25mins to cook
  • 219 calories / serving


  • 2 medium eggs
  • 100ml (3 1/2oz) vegetable oil
  • 180ml (6oz) semi-skimmed milk
  • 75g (2 1/2oz) light soft brown sugar
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 300g (10 1/2oz) self raising flour
  • 1tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 apples
  • 2 pears
  • 100ml (3 1/2oz) maple syrup

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    5g 8%
  • Saturates

    1g 5%
  • Sugars

    20g 22%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 41.5g Protein 4.1g Fibre 1.9g


  1. Preheat oven to Gas Mark 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Line a muffin tray with 12 paper muffin cases.
  2. Using a hand whisk, beat the eggs in a large bowl with the oil and milk. Add the sugars and whisk until dissolved.
  3. Sift the flour, ginger and cinnamon into another large bowl. Add the apples and pears to the dry ingredients and stir through.
  4. Using a wooden spoon, combine the egg mixture with the flour, ginger, cinnamon and fruit. Fill the muffin cases two thirds full and bake in the middle of the oven for 20-25 minutes until lightly golden and cooked through. Transfer to a cooling rack.
  5. Using a cocktail stick, prick the muffins several times and spoon the maple syrup over. Serve warm, or allow to cool.

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