Tuesday, September 6
That was my inspiration for today's recipe - the loveliness of rhubarb and custard, with a bit of apple for good measure - use pear if you like too. If you're not a fan of rhubarb or it's not available to you - quickly stew some berries with some water and sugar...
2 cups self raising flour
1/4 cup custard powder
1/4 cup caster sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 apples, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup stewed rhubarb
100g butter, melted
1 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 200 degrees c
Into a bowl, add flour, custard powder, sugars, apple and rhubarb, give it a quick stir.
Add milk, vanilla extract, eggs and butter and stir until just combined and no lumps of flour..
Spoon into muffin/cupcake papers until about 3/4 full.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown on top.
A tip: Whilst these are delicious cold, there's something a little more special about them warm, so serve them up with icecream or extra custard warm if you like too (reheat them in tin foil enmasse if you become a bit addicted!)
So are these up your alley? Does rhubarb hold a special place in your heart?
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