Moist and packed with flavour - these muffins are a real treat. Using vegetables in your cakes and muffins is a healthy option that adds flavour, colour and fibre to your recipe. Niki Segnit's Flavour Thesaurus describes toasted walnuts as having a 'hint of nicotine bitterness'; we've chosen to team them with earthy beetroot in this recipe (the recipe doesn't say toast the walnuts as the combined flavours work well without) and it works really well. The courgette provides a lovely succulent background, and the orange adds a final citrus burst. With all these flavours all you need is our white rice flour to provide the perfect base for a vegetable, fruit and nut muffin feast.
Makes 6 medium size muffins.
120g white rice flour
110g ground almonds
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
100g caster sugar
2 free range eggs
160g grated small courgette, if larger, peel first
zest of 1 orange
45g walnut pieces
130g cooked, peeled and diced beetroot
Added by: gfshiptonmill
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