Something really easy and simple today for a change. This was from a recipe called 'Bells of St Clements Muffins' because the lime was supposed to be lemon. But I have limes in the house, and not lemons, and I had everything else in the house, so I wasn't going out to buy a lemon. Besides, I like limes, and the green is so cheery. With the low amount of sugar in these, I feel they are healthy enough to send to school with Master 5, whose school has a very strict healthy lunchbox policy. (Mind you there is plenty of rubbish on sale at the canteen! Chicken nuggets and biscuits and icy poles etc!)
In-the-house Citrus Muffins
2 cups SR flour
1/2 cup caster sugar
1/3 cup oil
Preheat oven to 180°C. Place muffin paper cases into muffin pan.
Zest oranges and limes into a large bowl. Stir in flour and sugar.
Juice the oranges and limes. (Master One loves to do this, with my hand on top of his, yelling "squee, squee!" - he has a little trouble with the zz sound still!) If you have less than 1 cup of juice (we did!) top up with any juice you might have in the fridge. Preferably orange, but apple will do. Combine juices, oil and eggs in a jug, whisk to combine. Pour liquid into dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
I just missed a finger lick in this shot!
Master One having a ball - not doing much stirring though!
Spoon muffin mixture into muffin pans and bake for 20-25 minutes until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
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