Spiced apple buns

These lovely spiced apple buns are quick and simple to make, and the warming combination of spices and apple are a perfect combination.

This wonderful Winter bake is the perfect recipe for keeping the kids busy this season, just follow the simple step-by-step instructions...

 

Ingredients

  • 175g butter, softened
  • 175g golden caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 175g self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • 2 apples, diced (firm eating apples e.g. Pink Lady)
  • 25g demerara sugar

Instructions

1
Preheat the oven to 180˚C/160˚C/gas mark 4 and line a 12 hole baking tray with paper muffin cases.
2
Cream together the butter and golden caster sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time beating the mixture well after each addition. Sift in the self raising flour, baking powder and spices and fold into the mixture until fully incorporated.
3
Add the diced apple and stir well. Divide the mixture between the 12 muffin cases and sprinkle each with a little demerara sugar.
4
Bake in the oven for 25-30 mins until well risen and springy to the touch. Allow to cool in the tray for 5 mins before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve.

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