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Blueberry and Orange Oat Muffins

Blueberry and Orange Oat Muffins

A moist delicious soft crumb muffin which is gluten free and low GI thanks to the oats. Really filling and a much lower sugar muffin than normal. This is such an easy recipe that you can start the kids baking with this one.

 

200g Gluten Free Flour- (or you can use my mix recipe which is below)

100g Oats

50g Ground Almonds

2 tsp baking powder

2tbsp poppy seeds

1 tsp ground cinnamon

100gr sugar

Zest and juice of 2 oranges

2 eggs

100ml sunflower oil

125g blueberries

Oven at 170C

Makes 12                 

 Mix the dry ingredients together.

Whisk the eggs with the zest, juice and oil.

Pour into the dry ingredients and mix well to combine.

Stir in the blueberries.

Divide across 12 cup muffin tin lined with paper bun cases.

Bake for about 20 minutes until golden and cooked through.

 

Gluten Free Flour Mix 2, 2, 1+1

This mix can be put together using the ratio 2, 2, 1 + 1

2 cups of rice flour – you can use white or brown

2 cups of corn flour

1 cup of ground almonds

1tbsp xanthan gum

Simply mix everything together using a hand whisk to remove any lumps and evenly mix the different flours. Store in an airtight jar until needed. You should follow any GF recipe omitting additional xanthan gum but adding baking powder or bicarbonate of soda as directed.

 

Blueberry Yoghurt Bread

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This is delicious, easy to make, a perfect Gluten Free recipe which will work just fine with regular plain flour.
125g butter
150g sugar
Zest of 2 lemons
2 eggs beaten with 30ml milk
300g gluten-free flour whisked with 2 tsp baking powder
4oz blueberry or natural Greek style yoghurt
6oz blueberries tossed in 1tsp Gluten Free flour
Oven at 180C

Beat butter and sugar together.
Beat the egg milk mixture and flour into the butter sugar mix by alternating a bit of each at a time until it is all fully incorporated.
Stir in the yoghurt and blueberries.
Tip into a greased loaf tin and bake for 40 mins at 180C until golden brown and cooked through.

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