A good muffin recipe is hard to come by. I have one, of which the basis is healthy, and you can add whatever you like. Tried & tested yummy combinations are apple, pecan & cinnamon or banana & walnut, or spinach, pumpkin, fetta and pine nuts.
I happened to have some nectarines and white chocolate, seemed like a great combination for a batch of muffins, if you ask me.
Nectarine & White Chocolate Muffins
Makes 12 small muffins or 6 big ones
1 + 1/2 cups of self raising flour
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 cup greek yoghurt
2/3 cup of grapeseed oil
1 cup chopped nectarines
120g good quality white chocolate
NB: You can substitute the nectarines and white chocolate for anything. If you are making savoury muffins, add a little more flour and omit the sugar.
Preheat oven to 180C.
Gently mix the yoghurt, oil and egg together. Stir in the sugar and the flour, being careful not to over mix.
Add the nectarines and the chocolate and spoon into a greased muffin tray of 6 or 12.
Cook the muffins for 20 mins or until golden and springy on top. After cooling slightly in the tin, take out muffins and dust with icing sugar.
It’s unlikely, but if you happen to have any muffins left, freeze them fresh. Lightly defrost them in a warm oven and you have a fantastic treat for those unexpected guests.