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Lockdown Recipe of the Day: Golden Syrup & Oats Muffins



Lockdown Recipe of the Day: Golden Syrup & Oats Muffins

Golden syrup and oats muffins. (Photo: Tony Jackman)

A quick and easy muffin for breakfast or a mid-morning snack, these have a pleasing crunch and lovely soft centre.


2 ½ cups brown bread wheat flour

¾ cup treacle sugar (or similar such as caramel or muscovado sugar)

⅓ cup oats

2 heaped tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt

¾ cup milk

2 extra large eggs

½ cup butter

90 ml golden syrup

Extra treacle sugar and oats to sprinkle on top


Preheat the oven to 200 ℃. Grease the cavities of a 6-muffin pan with butter and sprinkle flour over. Shake off excess flour.

Mix the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and oats together in a bowl. Melt the butter and add the golden syrup, stirring until melted. In a separate bowl, beat together the eggs and milk.

Pour both of these into the flour mixture and stir to combine. Spoon the mixture into 6 muffin cavities.

Sprinkle treacle sugar on top and then scatter some oats.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes (mine were cooked in about 23 minutes).

Eat immediately with butter and a little golden syrup. DM/TGIFood

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