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Banana Oatmeal Muffins  Veg  CD CBF  40mins


Makes 12     Cold  Vegetarian  Fruit  Cakes   Baked fayre 


50g/2oz Butter, softened

150g/+5oz Brown Sugar

1 Egg, beaten

240ml/8fl.oz. Buttermilk

100g/4oz Rolled Oats

100g/4oz Plain Flour

1 tbsp Baking powder

1/2 teasp Salt

1/2 teasp Allspice

2 Medium Bananas, chopped




1. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400C, Gas mark 6 and lightly oil a 12 hole deep muffin tin.


2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar.


3. Add the egg and buttermilk and beat well.


4. In another bowl, mix together the oats, flour, baking powder, salt and allspice. Quickly fold in the buttermilk mixture - do not over mix -  then lightly stir in the bananas.


5. Spoon into the muffin pan, filling each hole about 2/3rds full and bake for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown.





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Key techniques required to make cake recipes

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.

Rub in -  The incorporation of fat into flour.  Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

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