Wednesday, 21 November 2012

littletree bakes...toffee apple muffins

So yesterday I teased you with a sneak preview of these Toffee Apple Muffins and I promise they do not disappoint! They are possibly even better than the Nutella Muffins I baked a few weeks back...and I am a BIG Nutella fan so that says alot!

The idea for these came about when I had one stray (past it's best) apple, half a packet of fudge plus my desire for something slightly spicy and autumnal to scoff with a warm glass of apple juice one afternoon...and so the Toffee Apple Muffin was born! Ok, enough rambling from me, here's the recipe...

  • 9oz Self Raising Flour
  • 1tsp Baking Powder
  • 4oz Caster Sugar 
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 3 fl oz Vegetable/Sunflower Oil
  • 5 fl oz Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Large Apple
  • 8-10 Fudge Chunks

Let's Bake!  
  • Preheat your oven to 190-200c and line a 12 hole muffin tin.
  • In a large bowl combine the Flour, Baking Powder, Sugar, Salt and Cinnamon. Stir until well combined.
  • In a separate jug measure out the Oil, Milk and add in the Egg, give a quick whisk to combine.
  • Chop the Fudge chunks into small pieces, put aside. Chop the Apple into roughly similar sized chunks to the fudge, put aside.
  • Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add your Oil, Milk and Egg mix. Stir until just combined.
  • Now add in your Fudge and Apple, stir a few times to evenly distribute the chunks of goodness...this is a thick batter but remember the apple will release moisture during cooking.
  • Divide the mix equally between the muffin cases and pop in the oven for 20-25 minutes until golden.
  • Leave to cool on a wire rack and resist if you can!

Optional Brown Sugar Cinnamon Glaze
  •  3oz Icing Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Brown Sugar
  • A Pinch of Cinnamon
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and gradually add hot water a teaspoon at a time and stir until the brown sugar dissolves. You want a runny liquid that's easy to drizzle over the cool muffins and makes them super sticky!

I really hope you try this one, they are super scrummy!x

All pictures taken by me



  1. YUM!!!!! Have pinned this for future reference and sharing with the world, they look amazing! x

  2. Please send some my way?! They look seriously good, thanks for the recipe. I might have to give these a go this weekend (although as a coeliac I will have to swap the flour for gluten free flour, but I'm sure they'll still work!)

  3. mmm that sounds very tasty!

  4. Yummy, looks delish! Off to raid my biscuit tin now :-) x

  5. these look yummy n hot apple juice is great idea in winter too!


Hello! So nice of you to pop by, please leave a comment if you wish. I love reading them all...Rebecca x

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...