Sweet Corn Blini with Avocado and Streaky Bacon
- 2 eggs – yolks and whites separated
- ½ c milk
- ½ c wholemeal flour
- ¼ c plain flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ c whole kernel corn (drained)
Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl with the milk, then gradually mix in the flours, baking powder and salt until you have a smooth batter. Stir in the sweet corn. Cover and refrigerate for 20 mins. Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold them into the batter with a metal spoon.
Cook small spoonful’s of batter in a heated non-stick pan until they are golden on each side and cooked through.
Mix an avocado in a food processor with salt, pepper, lime juice and a few drops of tabasco sauce until smooth. Put a dollop of this of the top of each blini and garnish with crispy bacon, smoked salmon or your favourite toppings. Garnish with a coriander or parsley leaf.
Orange Marmalade Muffins (makes 12)
- 1 ¼ c bran
- 1 ½ c self-raising flour
- 1 egg
- Juice and grated rind of an orange
- ½ c marmalade
- ¼ c milk
- ¼ oil
Preheat the oven to 200 C. Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, lightly beat the egg, orange rind, juice, marmalade, milk and oil together
Blend the two mixtures together until just combined and then spoon into the muffin tray. Sprinkle a little of the topping mixture of each muffin and then bake for about 20 minutes.
- 4 tbsp brown sugar
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- ¼ tsp nutmeg
- ¼ cup flour
- 1 ½ tbsp. butter
- Orange zest
- (Rub the butter into the rest of the ingredients)