Breakfast muffins

It’s Mother’s Day and as a gesture of my appreciation for one of the nicest mothers I’ve ever known, I made my mum a batch of *healthy* breakfast muffins. They have a variety of healthy berries but also a generous helping of chocolate guaranteed to help kick start a good day. You can use fresh or frozen berries and any kind of chocolate you like. I used white chocolate which complimented the berries nicely. My mums liked it and of course after breakfast I gave her a bouquet of fresh flowers along with (I couldn’t help it!) a Mother’s Day balloon.

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Ingredients

2 C plain flour
3/4 C caster sugar
3 tsp baking powder
2 large eggs
1 1/2 C buttermilk
2/3 C vegetable oil
about 1C fresh or frozen berries
about 1C chopped white chocolate
Vanilla essence.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven the 180 degrees celsius and grease a 12 hole muffin pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour and baking powder together. Mix in the caster sugar.
  3. Add the chopped chocolate into the flour mixture.
  4. In a large pouring jug, whisk the eggs, buttermilk, oil and vanilla together.
  5. Gradually pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture and stir in the berries. Be careful not to overmix the batter.
  6. Spoon into the prepared muffin pan and bake for about 20-30 mins.
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