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Mincemeat Muffins

Serves: 12–14
Time to prepare: 10 mins
Time to cook: 20 mins
Dietary requirements: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Vegan


  • 350g/12oz self-raising flour
  • 15ml/1 tbsp baking powder
  • 175g/6oz caster sugar
  • 135ml/9 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 375ml/12fl oz water
  • 150g/5oz vegetarian mincemeat
  • 15ml/1 tbsp demerara sugar
  • Pinch cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas mark 5. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with deep muffin cases.
  2. Sieve the flour and baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Add the sugar and mix well.
  3. Add the oil and water and whisk together quickly.
  4. Fold in the mincemeat and spoon into the muffin cases (about 2/3 full). Mix the demerara sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle over the top of each. Put the muffin tins into the oven immediately.
  5. Bake until well risen and golden, about 15–20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.


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