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Fruit mince Muffins

Fruit Mince Muffins

So easy but so Christmasy, homemade but with a little pre-made help
5 from 5 votes
Cuisine Christmas baking
Servings 8


  • 300 gm SR flour
  • 150 gm caster sugar
  • 250 ml milk
  • 80 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 whole Egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 410 gm fruit mince (such as Robertsons from any supermarket) or make your own
  • 100 gm butter melted , extra
  • 200 gm caster sugar
  • 20 gm sugar extra fine for dipping the tops in


  • Pre-heat the oven to 170 C / 340 F
  • Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl, and mix together.
  • In a separate bowl whisk the milk,oil, egg and vanilla, until well blended. Pour this Mix together until JUST combined. Do not overmix. It will become tough.
  • Use a muffin tray ( mini or larger) and cupcake papers to fit . Half fill each muffin case then using a teaspoon, spoon a teaspoon of mince onto the top of each . Cover this mince mixture with a spoonful of muffin mixture.
  • Bake these for approximately 20 minutes, or until slightly risen and firm to touch.
  • Cool on a cake rack.
  • Paint the top of each muffin with butter and then dip each into caster sugar.