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Apricot, dried plum and oatmeal muffins with a mango shake

Yields1 Serving

Ingredients checklist
 50 g dried apricots
 50 g prunes
 25 g walnuts
 70 g plain flour
 70 g wholemeal flour
 ½ tbsp. baking powder
 Salt
 1 egg
 40 g caster sugar
 125 ml milk
 50 g melted butter
 A drop vanilla essence
 A pinch ground cinnamon
 2 tbsp oatmeal
Ingredients checklist for the smoothie
 200 g fresh mango
 5-6 ice cubes
 1 tbsp honey
 250 ml natural yogurt
 150 ml low fat milk
Instructions
1

Sift the salt, flour, wholemeal flour and baking powder together twice, tipping the extra wholemeal into the mix at the end.

2

Mix the butter, milk & egg together and mix well.

3

Now add the fruit, walnuts, vanilla & cinnamon to the milk mix and stir well.

4

Sprinkle in the flour mix and quickly blend the mix; do not over mix at this stage.

5

Pop into little buttered muffin tins and sprinkle the oatmeal over the tops.

6

Bake at 180c/Gas 5 for about 25 mins or until cooked.

7

Meanwhile prepare your smoothie.

Smoothie Instructions
8

Blend the ingredients in a smoothie maker until smooth, add honey to taste!