For the christmas season, let’s put cinnamon and apples into our muffins. You could leave them aside, then you get generic muffins. Of course, you could add other ingredients, like blueberries, for variation.
Ingredients (for 12 muffins):
360 g flour
15 g baking powder
1 tea spoon salt
140 g sugar
90 ml vegetable oil (preferrably rapeseed oil)
200 ml milk
2 small or one large apple
20 g cinnamon, ground
It’s winter. You need those calories for warming your own body.
Preheat oven to 180°C. Sieve all the solid ingredients (except apple) into a large mixing bowl. Form a pit in the mix. Mix all liquid ingredients in another bowl. Pour the liquids into the pit of the solids. Mix both with a fork, but not too thorougly; muffins turn out best if there are some inhomogenities. Peel and dice the apples, mix them with the dough. Fill the mixture into a muffin form (the quantities above are for 12 muffins). Put into the oven for 25 minutes. You can test if the muffins are finished by putting a toothpick into one; if it comes out cleanly, without any dough sticking to it, take them out. Let them cool for a few minutes before removing them from the form.
Enjoy! ☃ (Cologne is covered in snow)