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Easy orange pecan muffins

Easy orange pecan muffins

 

These muffins are light, moist and perfect for impressing guests or make them for the family - just make sure you save one for yourself!

What you need:

  • 75g/3oz Billington's Golden Caster sugar
  • 150g/6oz Alllinson Wholemeal self Raising Flour
  • 1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2tsp fine seasalt
  • 75g/3oz pecan nuts, chopped
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 100ml/4fl oz milk
  • 75g/3oz butter, melted

What you do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/Gas mark 4. Put the Golden Caster Sugar, Wholemeal Self Raising Flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt, pecan nuts and orange zest into a bowl.
  2. In a jug mix together the egg, orange juice, milk and melted butter.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and gently mix together.
  4. Line a muffin tray with 12 paper muffin cases. Spoon the mixture into the cases. Bake for 15 minutes until risen.

Handy tip: Instead of muffins, pour this mixture into a greased and lined 900g/2lb loaf tin and bake for 40 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

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