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Cranberry , Zucchini & Carrot Muffins


1 cup raw sugar
1 cup canola oil
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3/4 cup finely grated carrot
3/4 cup grated zucchini
1 cup of dried cranberries
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups of plain flour

Heat oven to 180 degrees
Fill large 12 muffin pan with paper liners I made a extra 4 in another pan. makes 16

Place sugar, canola oil, eggs and vanilla in a bowl and whisk until well blended.
Add the carrot, zucchini and cranberries and stir.
Next add the salt, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda and stir.
Lastly add the flour and fold until all mixed do not over mix this part.

Divide batter into the pans and bake for about 20 mins or until tester comes out clean and muffins are golden brown.



Cheese Puffs


3 sheets of puff pastry
dried chilli flakes
50 g of grated tasty cheese
180 ml double cream
2 eggs beaten
2 tablespoons chopped spring onions
freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven 200C and lightly grease a mini muffin pan with butter.
Cut 8 cm rounds in pastry and press into muffin cups.
Sprinkle flakes into pastry cases and divide evenly spring onions and cheese into each case.
Beat cream and eggs and pour over each case with pepper ground on top.

Bake for 15 to 20 mins until golden brown can be chilled and reheated serve hot.

Enjoy !

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