Spiced Plum and Quinoa Muffins

Plums are extremely nutritious, packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre and antioxidants and offer a wide range of health benefits. They help reduce the risk of several chronic diseases. Moving on, in addition to the many vitamins and minerals packed into these breakfast muffins, quinoa also gives them a major protein boost.
In this recipe, you will find simple steps on preparing spiced plum and quinoa muffins.

This recipe is a very quick one. All you need is a 10 minute preparation time and 15-20 minutes cooking time just right for breakfast.


1.Plain flour1 ¼ cup
2.Buckwheat flour1 cup
3.Full-fat plain yoghurt1cup
4.Honey½ cup and a little bit more for drizzling
5.Raw white quinoa1/3 cup
6.Melted unsalted butter113g
7.Eggs2 large
8.Baking powder1 ½ tablespoon
9.Ground cinnamon1 tablespoon
10.Roughly chopped and thinly sliced plums1 each
11.Baking soda½ tablespoon
12.Ground ginger½ tablespoon
13.Salt½ tablespoon


Step 1:
Preheat your oven to 200C (400F or gas mark 6). Take a muffin pan and line it with paper cases. Use preferably and 12 hole muffin pan.

Step 2:
Take a large mixing bowl and whisk in the plain and buckwheat flours, quinoa, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, and salt together.

Step 3:
Take another medium-sized mixing bowl. Whisk in the eggs, yoghurt, melted butter, and honey together.
Take this mixture and gently fol it into the flour mixture prepared in step 2. Mix until it is well combined and stir in your chopped plum.

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