Flying saucers


300g plain flour
150g golden caster sugar
2 tsps baking powder
50g chocolate chips or 80g fresh fruit
225ml milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsps sunflower oil
1 large egg


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C and thoroughly grease 2 12-hole mini-muffin pans.
  2. Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl and stir in the sugar.
  3. Stir in the chocolate chips or fruit.
  4. Use a jug to measure out the milk and then add the oil, vanilla and egg. Whisk up together.
  5. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in your wet ones.
  6. Mix quickly to combine.
  7. Measure the mixture into the muffin tin – roughly a tbsp a hole.
  8. Bake for around 10-12 minutes until golden and springy.
  9. Leave in the tin for a minute and then gently turn them out, making sure each is loose before attempting to release it.
  10. Enjoy!