Easy To Make Mango Muffins Recipe

 

Muffins recipe with fresh mangoes and crumb topping.

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I’ve been wanting to make mango muffins for a while now. And last week, despite having a busy week, I went to the grocery and bought some mangoes hoping they’d be really sweet so I’d have delicious muffins. Unfortunately, my recipe didn’t turn out great. Here’s a picture of my first attempt at making mango muffins. They look lonely don’t they?

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My first attempt looked pale and unappetizing. The mangoes were just too ripe it was overpowered by the taste of the muffin itself. So when I tried again, I made sure I used mangoes are not yet that ripe and added some chopped dried mangoes as well. But of course, you can substitute the 3/4 cups fresh mangoes plus 1/4 cup dried mangoes with 1 cup fresh mangoes or 1 cup dried mangoes depending on what’s available in your area.

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I love how the resulting muffins turned out! I’m sure you will too! Muffins are soft, with enough mango flavor in every bite. The crumb topping added a great texture to the muffins. Do you want to see how I made it?

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Before we start, make sure to cube the mangoes first.
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And chop the dried mango as well.
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All the dry ingredients will go into one large bowl. For this recipe, no need to use an electric mixer. You can mix all the dry ingredients with a whisk, a fork or a mixing spoon. Oh and by the way, for this muffins recipe, all dry ingredients includes the brown sugar along with the flour, salt and baking powder.
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Do the same for all the wet ingredients – oil, egg, yoghurt (or sour cream – whatever is in your pantry) and milk. For the milk, you can use whole, low fat or fresh milk.
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Now, pour over the wet ingredients over the dry ones and whisk until barely combined.
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Then, fold in the fresh and dried mangoes.
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Until the batter looks something like this.
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The muffin batter will make 15 muffins. What I do is divide the number of muffins into two pans, so that would be 8 cups in one cupcake pan and 7 in another. The rest of the empty cups in the pan, I’ve added water. Why? It’s to make sure the muffin will rise beautifully while baking. Scoop 1/4 cup batter to an 30z cupcake liner.
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The crumbs is actually optional but I love to have the crumb topping on my muffins so we’ll make it sort of mandatory. Trust me, you’ll love this. So, combine flour, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon powder. And mash it up all together.
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It doesn’t look appetizing right now, but it is. Pinky swear. Even at it’s unbaked stake, I can’t help but munch on some.
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Sprinkle the crumbs over the muffin batter and bake at 400F for 15 minutes or until done. This muffin is great freshly baked and even better a day (or even two) after.

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Mango Muffins Recipe

15 muffins/400F/15 minutes

Ingredients:
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup oil
1 egg
1/4 cup yoghurt
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup cubed fresh mangoes
1/4 cup chopped dried mangoes

For the crumbs
1/2 cup flour
2/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup cold butter
1 tsp cinnamon powder

Procedure:

  • In a large bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients – flour, sugar, baking powder, salt. In a small bowl, whisk together all the wet ingredients – oil, egg, yoghurt, milk.
  • Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients. Mix together until just barely combined. Fold in fresh and dried mangoes.
  • Line cupcake pans with 15 3 oz liners. Pour 1/4 cup batter unto each cupcake liner. Make sure to add water to empty cupcake cups in the pans to help the batter rise beautifully.
  • To make crumbs, mash together flour, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon powder. Sprinkle over muffins
  • Bake at 400F for 15 mins or until done.

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  1. Krizzy says

    Hi aikko i been you follower since you started blogging i love everything. Can i request for caramel cake like estrells been trying that cake but it is a big fail help me pls

  2. vi says

    Hi,
    May i know is self-raising flour same as all-purpose flour? as for the yoghurt can use those mango flavor? are you using the measuring cup for the ingredient? thank you

  3. Ina says

    Hi aikko! Im a big fan of you and your blog. How I love all of your recipes. Very easy yet looks so elegant and yummy :) will definitely try all of it.. Thanks for sharing! :)

  4. Encar Herbert says

    Been looking for a mango cupcake/muffin recipe for quite a time now..chanced upon this, tried it and it’s perfect! Thanks for sharing…

  5. Chato M. Gonzlaes says

    thank you so sooooo much for sharing your easy baked recipes. learning a lot and so classy to serve my friends and family. God bless you for all you do and share….favor can i get the other recipes that you have already posted. pretty please this is only my first time to try your mango muffin but excited to do it this morning. Blessings po..

  6. inna says

    aikko thanks so much for your site. hehe it’s like having a friend in panic times of a first time bake! had been trying the more simple recipes like butterscotch (which my yoga teacher loved and got angry at me for making her fat haha), oatmeal choco chips (my students love them!) and some sad attempts at moist chocolate cake huhu –but still trying. :) will definitely try this one! hope you and your family come back here in the island soon! regards to everyone :)

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