Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:30 mins
Super scrummy, light and airy these honeycomb muffins are a special treat.
It is so important for Aars to have his daily intake of baked egg now he has passed the baked egg challenge. These recipes are fab because you can freeze them, and get one out a day so they are lovely and fresh every morning for your childs breakfast.
The honeycomb pieces are optional (they melt in the cooking process but leave little puffs of intense honeycomb flavour). I would suggest that if you use honeycomb pieces you also use high edged muffin cases as smaller ones can get messy. You can buy honeycomb or make your own!
- 1 ½ C plain flour
- 2½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
- ¼ C honeycomb pieces
- 125 ml m!lk alternative of your choice (I used oat m!lk)
- 75 ml sunflower oil
- 75 ml honeycomb syrup
- 1 egg
Preheat your oven to 180°C & line your muffin trays with high-edeged cases (see photo)
In a bowl combine the dry ingredients:flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, honeycomb pieces.
In a large jug beat the m!lk alternative, oil, honeycomb syrup and egg until just combined. Then stir in the dry ingredients. Don't over mix, a lumpy mix makes lovely light muffins, where a smooth one makes heavy solid ones!
Spoon into the muffin cases and pop into the oven for 30 mins. When you remove them from the oven leave the muffins in their trays for 5 mins before placing on cooling rack.
If you don't have any honeycomb syrup (I nick my partners coffee syrup!) replace it with ½C sugar.
We freeze the majority of the muffins in sealed sandwich bags so Aars can have one fresh every morning. I defrost one per night. Sometimes Aars fancies a fresh-from the oven muffin - so I pop a defrosted one on a little baking tray and into the oven as it warms up to 180°C (fan); it takes about 8 mins to start emitting its delicious aroma, which is when you want to get it out and gobble it up! If the oven is already hot it only takes about 5 mins to warm up. If you forget to get a muffin out of the freezer the night before, don't worry these can be placed in a bowl and microwaved for 1 minute (to defrost and warm) ready for eating in the morn.