60 g butter
2 cups (280 g) plain flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
5/8 cup (125 g) caster sugar
1 cup low fat or skim milk
2 whole (125 g) apples
Preheat the oven to 200oC.
Put butter in a small container floating in boiling water to melt
In a medium bowl, put flour, baking powder and salt
In a large bowl, put caster sugar
Add melted butter to caster sugar (cream together)
Stir the flour mixture into the sugar mixture, alternating with the milk.
Peel apple, dice into small pieces
Stir apple into mixture
Stir by hand only enough to just mix
Put large paper muffin cups in a 12-hole muffin pan
Spoon mixture into muffin cups. Make muffins equal in size.
Bake for 20 minutes at 200oC
Push a wooden skewer into the middle of the largest muffin to check that it is cooked.