pumpkin-apple-muffin

Ingredients:

  • 100 g (1 medium-sized) green apple, peeled and grated
  • 70 g (½ cup) pumpkin, cooked and pureed
  • 80 g (½ cup) raisins
  • 125 ml (½ cup) full cream milk
  • 190 g (¾ cup) honey
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp) vegetable oil
  • sieved together

    • 190 g (1 ⅓ cups) all-purpose flour
    • 90 g (⅔ cup) whole meal flour
    • 10 g (2 tsp) baking powder
    • 2 g (½ tsp) baking soda
    • 1 g (½ tsp) cinnamon powder

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk egg, oil, honey and milk together.
  3. Add grated apple, pumpkin puree and raisins into mixture and mix well.
  4. Slowly add sieved flour into the batter. Stir briefly till you get a fluffy batter. Do not overmix as this will make the muffins hard.
  5. Grease the muffin tins or line them with muffin cups. Fill each cup ¾ full with the batter.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes. Your muffins are ready when a tester (toothpick) inserted comes out clean.
  7. Serve warm.

Nutrient content per serving:

Calorie 205 kcal
Carbohydrate 38 g
Protein 3 g
Fat 4.6 g

An educational collaboration with Nutrition Society of Malaysia

Recipe courtesy of “Nutritionists’ Choice Cookbook, Vol 1: Healthy Recipes for Your Little Ones” by Nutrition Society of Malaysia. To purchase this recipe book which includes 100 recipes, please email: [email protected]