How to Bake Raspberry and Coconut Muffins

These delicious, easy to make muffins are ideal for eating any time. Quick and easy recipe that I like to get my grandchildren helping out with. Ingredients make 12 good sized muffins.

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How to Bake Raspberry and Coconut Muffins Recipe
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A few simple ingredients.

A few simple ingredients.

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Prepare oven by positioning shelf so that the top of the muffins are in the middle of the oven and pre-heat to 190 deg C/375 f/Gas mark 5. Line muffin tray with muffin cases or grease the holes.

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Line or grease the muffin tray.

Line or grease the muffin tray.

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Place the flour into a large bowl and rub in the butter using your fingertips until you get a fairly even crumb texture.

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A crumb texture like this is just right.

A crumb texture like this is just right.

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Add the sugar, lightly beaten egg, milk and cream, desiccated coconut and raspberries and stir in using a fork until the mixture is just combined. Tip: don't over-mix, it should be slightly lumpy.

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Don't over-mix, lumpy is good.

Don't over-mix, lumpy is good.

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Divide the mixture between the holes in the prepared tray filling them up to get nice sized muffins. Tip: to finish the muffin off you could top each one with some shredded coconut according to taste.

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Fill the cases up to get nice sized muffins

Fill the cases up to get nice sized muffins

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Bake in the oven for about 25 mins. Tip: Insert a thin metal skewer into the deepest part of one of the muffins from top to bottom, it should come out clean if the muffin is cooked through.

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Stand for 5 minutes then turn out onto a wire cooling  rack.

Stand for 5 minutes then turn out onto a wire cooling rack.

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Final tips: Use frozen raspberries to lessen colour "bleed" into the mixture. Best on the day but can be stored for 2 days in airtight container or frozen and thawed for 30 secs in microwave.

Ingredients

375 Grams Self-raising flour 
90 Grams Butter (Chopped) 
220 Grams Caster sugar 
260 Milliliters Milk 
50 Milliliters Soured cream 
1 Egg 
30 Grams Desiccated coconut 
150 Grams Frozen raspberries 
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