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Muffins - prebiotic recipes - Docusol Baby

Child friendly prebiotic recipes - bran, lupin and amaranth muffins

This recipe makes 12 large 90g muffins


  • 1⁄2 cup (60g) lupin flour
  • 1⁄2 cup (80g) amaranth flour
  • 3tsp (10g) baking powder
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 cups (130g) natural unprocessed bran – wheat, barley or oat
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 180-200ml low fat milk
  • 2 tbsp. (55g) rapeseed oil
  • 1/3 cup (90g) sugar
  • 2 tsp. (6g) cinnamon powder
  • 1⁄2 cup (110g) unsalted cashews (roughly chopped)
  • 1⁄2 cup cranberries – dried (other dried fruits can be substituted e.g. currants, sultanas, figs)


  • Preheat oven to 1700C
  • Stir sifted flour and baking powder with bran, cinnamon and sugar in a large bowl
  • Add fruit and nuts, and mix
  • Add rapeseed oil
  • Whisk eggs with milk and thoroughly mix with all the ingredients. Mixture should not be too 
firm or runny, so don’t add all the liquid at once
  • Grease a muffin tray and 3⁄4 fill with the mixture
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or until an inserted bamboo skewer come out cleanly
  • Cool on a wire rack


  • These freeze well if wrapped tightly with plastic wrap
  • To reheat, microwave on high for ~1 1⁄2 minutes (time will vary)*

*Recipe adapted from

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