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SERVES: 12 Muffins


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup Castor Sugar
  • 4 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mixed Spice
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnanon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 75 grams Butter
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Feijoa flesh



  1.  Pre heat oven to 200 degrees celsius. Grease a 12 hole muffin tray or line with muffin cases.
  2. Melt butter in a pot large enough to hold all the ingredients.
  3. While the butter cools, halve each feijoa and scoop out the flesh until there is 1 1/2 cups worth. Mash slightly.
  4. Sift all the dry ingredients together in a seperate bowl.
  5. Add the feijoa, egg and milk to the butter and mix well.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the butter and fold together gently with a spoon until just combined. Do not over mix or you muffins will be heavy.
  7. Spoon the mixture evenly into the prepared muffin tin.
  8. Place in the oven and cook for 12 – 15 minutes or when the muffin bounces back when gently pushed.

NB: You can sprinkle muffins with a mixture of cinnamon and brown sugar if you like.