Mango & Lime Muffins

I recently got sent some of Urban Fruit‘s products to try out in my baking. They make dried fruit that they gently bake at low temperatures and they never add any extra sugars. You can pretty much do anything with their products that you like, my ideas are bake with it, add it to cereal or yoghurt, or eat it as a healthy snack! Of course baking with it is what I did and I thought lime was a fabulous tropical flavour to pair with the mango, so these Mango & Lime Muffins were created!

Jump straight to the recipe!

The selection of strawberry and mango fruits I received. They do 90g and 35g packs.

I started by creaming together caster sugar, butter and the lime zest. Keep the remaining half for garnishing.

I added eggs and vanilla extract and whisked in.

Then I folded in self raising flour. And finally added the Urban Fruit dried mango, I cut any
larger pieces in half.

I divided the mixture between 12 muffin cases and baked for 20 minutes.

To decorate I melted white chocolate and drizzled it over the muffins. Then I garnished with the leftover half of lime zest.

The Mango & Lime Muffins were really fresh and delicious. I loved the lime flavour, and the mango gave them a nice texture. It didn’t have a strong mango flavour, it was quite mild but tasty all the same! They certainly got eaten up fast.

Check out my blog post on the Double Chocolate & Strawberry Muffins I made with the strawberry Urban Fruit!

Mango & Lime Muffins

Ingredients

For the muffins

  • 175 g Caster sugar
  • 175 g Butter
  • 2.5 Limes zest only
  • 3 Eggs large
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 105 g Dried mango
  • 175 g Self raising flour

For decoration

  • 60 g White chocolate
  • 0.5 Limes zest only

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 180C/160C Fan/350F/Gas Mark 4 and line a cupcake tin with paper cases

  2. Cream together the caster sugar, butter and the zest of 2 and a half of the limes
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla extract and whisk in
  4. Fold in the self raising flour. Cut any larger pieces of the mango in half and add them to the mixture
  5. Divide the mixture between 12 muffin cases and bake for 20 minutes. Put them on a rack to cool completely

  6. To decorate melt the white chocolate and drizzle it over the muffins. Then garnish with the leftover half of lime zest

You can find more of my Muffin recipes by clicking here!

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