Blueberry and goji berry muffins

These moreish muffins are loaded with fibre and anti-oxidants from the berries. Make smaller ones to keep the calories in check. Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 100 grams soft brown sugar,
  • tightly packed
  • 625 ml digestive bran
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 125 ml olive oil
  • 125 ml plain low-fat yoghurt
  • 125 ml low-fat milk
  • 2 extra large eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 200 grams’ blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 125 ml goji berries, soaked in a little warm water
  • 100 grams’ pecan nuts, roughly chopped

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Line a muffin pan with muffin cases.
  3. Place dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Beat oil, yoghurt, milk, eggs and vanilla essence together.
  5. Add berries, nuts and milk mixture to dry ingredients and mix together until just combined.
  6. Spoon into paper muffin cases and bake for 25-30 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  7. Cool on a rack before serving.

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