Happy New Year peeps! It’s been a while I know but apart from being manically busy over the festive period, it’s been a rather rushed and non-stop return to work. But 2 weeks in to 2015 schooling and I’ve found a few moments to jot down the recent recipe in the ZoBird’s house. The basis for this bake is from a recipe book I got a long time ago – about 10 years in fact and is called Muffins – Fast and Fantastic 3rd Edition…I really must find the first 2 editions as these are fail safe recipes and are easily adaptable. With that in mind I wanted to make some muffins that would keep everyone in the house and office happy. Grant doesn’t like peanut butter…weird I know, whilst Lucy in the office dislikes fruit in cakes. So I found an oatmeal muffin recipe…upped the numbers a fraction and in turn made 2 separate batches from one recipe. This works a treat with cupcakes too…especially if you have a group of people who can’t agree on one baked goods flavours
This varied concoction came from inspiration based on rhubarb & custard sweets! Great idea I thought…except for 2 reasons:
- Rhubarb is out of season – stupid Zoe
- Rhubarb is like Marmite – people either love or hate it.
…and so this 3 route recipe surfaced…intended to keep all happy but driven by the desire to create a medley of fruit and custard puddings in teeny weeny cupcake form! Continue reading