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Gluten free quinoa and raisin cup cakes

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Hi everyone, here's some cup cakes I made earlier and I used ground quinoa and GF self raising flour, I grind my own quinoa as quinoa flour is expensive and harder to come by so its a quick whizz in my coffee grinder. I also put a little boiling water onto the raisins and put in the microwave for 2 mins with a pinch of nutmeg, this makes the fruit softer and helps to stop it sinking.

Here's the recipe:

110G Self raising GF flour

55g ground quinoa

110g butter

2 large eggs

100g brown sugar

150g dried raising

1 t/s baking powder

Pinch of mixed spice

Whiz it all up in a food processor and put in a muffin tray and baked for approximately 15 mins 175C until cooked through.

They are best served with a nice cup of tea, enjoy the rest of your day folks and stay safe now. 🌈😊

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Wow! Your cupcakes look fantastic, Jerry! :-) I will have to try to do these in a few weeks. :-)

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JerryAdministrator in reply to Activity2004

Hey thanks Leah that's appreciated 🌈😊

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Activity2004Administrator in reply to Jerry

You're very welcomed! I will try to do them after I see if I have everything in the recipe.:-)

Oh well done Jerry. They look great. πŸ˜‹

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JerryAdministrator in reply to Agoodenough

Awe thanks Ali, they go down with a cuppa really well...🌈😊

These look so appetising will be giving these a go

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JerryAdministrator in reply to Madmolly

Thank you Madmolly that’s a great compliment. 🌈😊

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ZestStar

Wow Jerry - Your Cupcakes look really good. :-)

Zest :-)

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JerryAdministrator in reply to Zest

Thank you Zest I do like fruit cakes of any description. 🌈😊

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ZestStar in reply to Jerry

Me too! :-)

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They look really good Jerry and what excellent ingredients, adding quinoa is good. Not only are they tasty they have extra protein in them.

Bet they taste good.

Stay safe and enjoy the rest of your evening.

Alicia πŸŒˆβ˜€οΈπŸ˜‹

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JerryAdministrator in reply to Hidden

Thanks Alicia they’re a healthy treat in my opinion as quinoa is a complete food so has all the nutrients our bodies need.

You stay safe and have a great week now. 🌈😊

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They really are Jerry and quinoa has a lot of benefits and that's the reason why I'd rather eat that than any kind of pasta etc.

You have a good one as well, the sun is still shining.

Alicia :)

As always, these are an inspiration. πŸ‘

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JerryAdministrator in reply to TheMoaningViolet

Awe thank you 🌈😊

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