Ingredients

  • 250 g plain flour
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp mixed spice
  • 0.25 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 100 g light soft brown sugar
  • 75 g dried cranberries
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 100 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 medium egg
  • 150 ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 5 tbsp golden syrup
  • 3 tbsp black treacle
  • icing sugar, for dusting

Method

  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan 160°C, gas 4. Line a muffin tin with 12 paper cases.

  2. 2

    Put the ground ginger, mixed spice, bicarbonate of soda, light soft brown sugar, dried cranberries and the orange zest into a bowl. Stir well.

  3. 3

    Gently whisk the vegetable oil, egg, milk, golden syrup and black treacle in a jug.

  4. 4

    Mix the wet ingredients into the dry – it will be a little lumpy. Spoon into the muffin cases and bake for 20-25 mins, until cooked. They will be slightly soft. Cool slightly, then dust with icing sugar. Serve warm or cool with Christmas tea!

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1001kj 239kcal 12%
  • Fat 9.3g 13%
  • Saturates 1.3g 7%
  • Sugars 20.1g 22%
  • Salt 0.1g 2%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 1390kj/332kcal

Each serving provides

35.1g carbohydrate 1.2g fibre 3.0g protein

 
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