Marmalade Muffins

makes 9

Spread a little happiness with a marvellous muffin


  • 175g plain flour
  • 25g porridge oats, plus extra to sprinkle
  • 175g soft light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 150g plain yoghurt
  • 1 large egg
  • 9 tsp shredded marmalade


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F. Line a muffin tin with 9 paper cases.
  2. Place the flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl, stir to combine.
  3. Place the zest, juice, oil, yoghurt and egg in a jug, whisk to combine then add to the dry ingredients, stirring until just combined.
  4. Place 1 tbsp of the muffin mixture into each paper case, top each with 1 tsp of marmalade, then top up each with the remaining muffin mixture.
  5. Sprinkle some oats onto the top of each and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden and well risen.