• 500 g fresh beetroot, trimmed, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 210 g sultanas
  • 300 g self-raising flour
  • 100 g Fairtrade light brown soft sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp Fairtrade ground cinnamon
  • 180 ml sunflower oil
  • 3 medium British free-range woodland eggs


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 180ºC, fan 160ºC, gas 4. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.

  2. 2

    In a large mixing bowl, mix together the beetroot, sultanas, flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon, making sure the ingredients are evenly combined.

  3. 3

    In a separate bowl, beat together the oil and eggs until combined, then pour into the dry ingredients. Mix together well, then spoon the mixture into the muffin cases, filling almost to the top.

  4. 4

    Bake in the oven for 25 minutes, until just risen and a skewer inserted into the centre of one of the muffins comes out clean.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1361kj 325kcal 16%
  • Fat 15.6g 22%
  • Saturates 2.1g 11%
  • Sugars 22.6g 25%
  • Salt 0.4g 7%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1126kj/269kcal

Each serving provides

39.7g carbohydrate 2.9g fibre 5.0g protein

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