Neven Maguire’s Brown Scones – Serve with butter or lightly whipped cream and strawberry jam.

 

21m21 minutes ago

Neven Maguire’s Brown Scones are full of roughage and great for breakfast –

Brown scones are full of roughage and great for breakfast. And here is a good tip: you can make this mixture, shape the scones and freeze them. You can then cook the scones straight from the freezer to the oven – just give them an extra 5 minutes and make sure the scones are golden brown and well-risen.

Ingredients

  • Rapeseed or sunflower oil, for greasing
  • 225g (8oz) self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 225g (8oz) coarse wholemeal flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 50g (2oz) wheat bran
  • 25g (1oz) butter, diced and at room temperature
  • 1 tsp light muscovado sugar
  • 300ml (½ pint) buttermilk, plus a little extra if necessary

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F/gas mark 7). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and grease the paper with a little oil.
  2. Sift the flours, baking soda and salt into a bowl. Tip in the bran left in the sieve and stir it in with the wheat bran. Rub in the butter with your fingertips until it is evenly dispersed. Stir in the sugar.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the buttermilk and golden syrup. Using a large spoon, mix gently and quickly until you have achieved a smooth, not-too-sticky dough. Add a little more buttermilk if necessary, until the dough binds together without being sloppy.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a 2.5cm (1in) thickness and cut into rounds with a 6cm (2½in) plain cutter. Arrange on the lined baking sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown and well-risen.
  5. Serve with butter or lightly whipped cream and strawberry jam.

Neven Maguire’s Brown Scones – Serve with butter or lightly whipped cream and strawberry jam.

 

21m21 minutes ago

Neven Maguire’s Brown Scones are full of roughage and great for breakfast –

Brown scones are full of roughage and great for breakfast. And here is a good tip: you can make this mixture, shape the scones and freeze them. You can then cook the scones straight from the freezer to the oven – just give them an extra 5 minutes and make sure the scones are golden brown and well-risen.

Ingredients

  • Rapeseed or sunflower oil, for greasing
  • 225g (8oz) self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 225g (8oz) coarse wholemeal flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 50g (2oz) wheat bran
  • 25g (1oz) butter, diced and at room temperature
  • 1 tsp light muscovado sugar
  • 300ml (½ pint) buttermilk, plus a little extra if necessary

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F/gas mark 7). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and grease the paper with a little oil.
  2. Sift the flours, baking soda and salt into a bowl. Tip in the bran left in the sieve and stir it in with the wheat bran. Rub in the butter with your fingertips until it is evenly dispersed. Stir in the sugar.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the buttermilk and golden syrup. Using a large spoon, mix gently and quickly until you have achieved a smooth, not-too-sticky dough. Add a little more buttermilk if necessary, until the dough binds together without being sloppy.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a 2.5cm (1in) thickness and cut into rounds with a 6cm (2½in) plain cutter. Arrange on the lined baking sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown and well-risen.
  5. Serve with butter or lightly whipped cream and strawberry jam.

Aveen Bannon’s banana and berry oaty bread.

Ingredients:

  • 125g Greek yogurt
  • 2 bananas mashed – ripe work better
  • 100g berries (strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries would all work with this bread)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 100g brown sugar
  • 200g  Self-raising flour
  • 100g Oats
  • 75g Oat Bran

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180”C.
  2. Combine the yogurt, bananas, berries and eggs together and mixed well.
  3. Stir in the vanilla and brown sugar until combined.
  4. Fold in the flour and Oat Bran follow with the oats.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a bread pan and then bake for 40-45 minutes or until cooked through.
  6. Remove and allow to cool for about 10 minutes before removing from the pan and transferring to a cooling rack.

Preparation: 10 mins cooking time 45 mins

Recipe courtesy of Aveen Bannon, Flahavan’s and Keelings

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These Apricot Jam Breakfast Muffins can be prepared the night before

apricot jam breakfast muffins

15m15 minutes ago

These Apricot Jam Breakfast Muffins can be prepared the night before and cooked to perfection in the morning –

These delicious treats can be prepared the night before and cooked to perfection in the morning.

Ingredients

  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • 150ml pot of natural low-fat yoghurt
  • 50ml rapeseed oil
  • 2 tblsp no added sugar apricot jam
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 4 tblsp clear honey
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 200g of wholemeal flour
  • 50g of porridge oats, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tblsp mixed seeds
  • extra apricot jam
  • a handful of flaked almonds, for sprinkling

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/Gas Mark 4. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with 12 large muffin cases.
  2. In a mixing jug, combine the eggs, yoghurt, rapeseed oil, Apricot Jam, banana, honey and almond extract.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the wholemeal flour, oats, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and mixed seeds.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and combine until you have a smooth batter. Don’t over mix as this will make your muffins tough.
  5. Divide the mix between the muffin cases and place about half a teaspoon of Apricot Jam on the top of each of the muffins. Sprinkle with the extra porridge oats and the flaked almonds.
  6. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until risen and golden. Check that they’re cooked by inserting a skewer into the middle of one of the muffins. They’re done if it comes away clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool. These will keep for 3 days in a sealed container but they taste best on the day of baking.

Notes

Recipe courtesy of Folláin

 

Neven Maguire’s Brown Scones – Serve with butter or lightly whipped cream and strawberry jam.

 

21m21 minutes ago

Neven Maguire’s Brown Scones are full of roughage and great for breakfast –

Brown scones are full of roughage and great for breakfast. And here is a good tip: you can make this mixture, shape the scones and freeze them. You can then cook the scones straight from the freezer to the oven – just give them an extra 5 minutes and make sure the scones are golden brown and well-risen.

Ingredients

  • Rapeseed or sunflower oil, for greasing
  • 225g (8oz) self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 225g (8oz) coarse wholemeal flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 50g (2oz) wheat bran
  • 25g (1oz) butter, diced and at room temperature
  • 1 tsp light muscovado sugar
  • 300ml (½ pint) buttermilk, plus a little extra if necessary

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F/gas mark 7). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and grease the paper with a little oil.
  2. Sift the flours, baking soda and salt into a bowl. Tip in the bran left in the sieve and stir it in with the wheat bran. Rub in the butter with your fingertips until it is evenly dispersed. Stir in the sugar.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and add the buttermilk and golden syrup. Using a large spoon, mix gently and quickly until you have achieved a smooth, not-too-sticky dough. Add a little more buttermilk if necessary, until the dough binds together without being sloppy.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a 2.5cm (1in) thickness and cut into rounds with a 6cm (2½in) plain cutter. Arrange on the lined baking sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown and well-risen.
  5. Serve with butter or lightly whipped cream and strawberry jam.