Recipe: Breakfast Muffins


Want a healthier alternative to a muffin for breakfast? By making your own muffins at home you know exactly what is going into them. These muffins contain apple, carrot, orange, yoghurt, porridge oats and wholemeal flour so they will release energy slowly throughout the morning, keeping you fuller for longer.


  • 100 g butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp natural yoghurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 150 g brown sugar
  • 100 g wholemeal self raising flour
  • 30 g porridge oats
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 green apples
  • 1 pinch orange zest
preheat the oven

Step 1

Preheat The Oven

Preheat oven to 180°C.

prep fruit and veg

Step 2

Prep Fruit And Veg

Peel and grate the carrot and apples.

mix eggs and butter

Step 3

Mix Eggs And Butter

Beat the eggs into the melted butter.

add vanilla and yoghurt

Step 4

Add Vanilla And Yoghurt

Add vanilla essence and natural yoghurt to the egg mix.

add remaining ingredients

Step 5

Add Remaining Ingredients

Mix sugar, flour, oats, cinnamon, salt, carrots, apple and zest into the wet ingredients and stir together thoroughly.

prep to bake

Step 6

Prep To Bake

Pour into 8 muffin cases.

bake in the oven

Step 7

Bake In The Oven

Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes until risen and golden. Makes 8

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