Raspberry, Almond & White Chocolate Muffins

Raspberry, Almond and White Chocolate Muffins, cake, mother's day, fruity muffins, nutritious, easy, quick

It probably hasn’t escaped your notice that it will be Mother’s Day on Sunday 15th March so I thought I would make some muffins that children could bake for or with their mums. When I think of mums I think of pink so the raspberries that were sitting in my freezer came to mind. Then there was the abundance of ground and flaked almonds left over from Christmas which I thought would go perfectly and finally white chocolate to contrast the tartness of the raspberries!

Raspberry, Almond and White Chocolate Muffins, cake, mother's day, fruity muffins, nutritious, easy, quick


My husband doesn’t eat berries! My daughter when she heard I’d baked said “great, it doesn’t have fruit in it though”? But who wolfed down 2 muffins in the same day, yep, they did as well as myself and my son! I’ve never had ground almonds in a muffin before but they give a lovely hint of marzipan flavour and as everyone who knows me will tell you, I’m a huge marzipan fan. My experiment with using half ground almonds instead of flour has inspired me to explore other cake ideas so watch this space!

Have you created a fabulous cake or cakes recipe whilst trying to clear out your cupboards etc? Do let me know in the comments below!

Raspberry, Almond and White Chocolate Muffins, cake, mother's day, fruity muffins, nutritious, easy, quick

I asked some fellow bloggers for their fruity muffin creations which you might like to check out:
Blueberry and Fudge Muffins
Parsnip, Pear and Rosemary Muffins
Orange Spiced Almond Muffins
Smurfy Smurfberry Muffins


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Raspberry, Almond & White Chocolate Muffins
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Delicious muffins packed full of raspberries, ground almonds and white chocolate.
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: British
Serves: 18
  • 150g Plain flour
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 150g Ground almonds
  • 2 tsp Vanilla sugar
  • 200g Frozen raspberries
  • 150g Caster sugar
  • 100g White chocolate, chopped into small chunks
  • 2 Large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 150 mls Light olive oil
  • 200g Greek yogurt
  • 2 Handfuls flaked almonds
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180⁰C.
  2. Line 2 muffin trays with 18 muffin cases.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a large bowl and then mix in the ground almonds.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk together the egg, oil and yogurt.
  5. To the flour mixture add the sugar, vanilla sugar, raspberries and chocolate chunks mixing well.
  6. Add the oil mixture and mix in with a wooden spoon until just combined.
  7. Spoon the mixture in the muffin cases and top with a few flaked almond.
  8. Bake in oven for 25 – 27 minutes until spring back to the touch.
  9. Allow to cool for five minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.

Raspberry, Almond and White Chocolate Muffins, cake, mother's day, fruity muffins, nutritious, easy, quick

As these Raspberry, Almond and White Chocolate Muffins used up a glut of ingredients that were in danger of going out of date I’m entering them into No Waste Food Challenge over at Elizabeth’s Kitchen Diary.


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  1. Amy Fidler

    What a great recipe x

  2. Roger Bufton

    Nice combo, look great.

  3. Lisa Williams

    They look so tasty and squidgy exactly what I look for in a muffin 🙂 Thank you for the recipe 🙂

  4. olivia Kirby

    I love making muffins, great for using up fruit. I love almonds so these would be a hit with me!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Olivia:-)

  5. Janette@culinaryginger

    I’d one of these right now with my morning tea, they look delicious.

  6. Alison Johnson

    These do look very tasty & would make a good change from the traditional plain choc chip muffins I end up making every Saturday. Not sure I would put the flaked almonds on the top as my son would pick at them & complain. The almonds inside he’d never know about!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Alison;-) You could always just decorate half with almonds, I often taylor food here to different tastes eg blackberries at one end of an apple crumble:=_

  7. Karen Herbert

    Going to make these tonight they look delicious!

    1. Camilla

      Oh fabulous, I’m sure you’ll love them:-)

  8. Natally

    Like a bakewell tart in a muffin…yummy!

    1. Camilla

      Yes, kind of:-)

  9. Elizabeth

    Yum! Loving the sound of these 🙂 Thank you for sharing with the no waste food challenge!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Elizabeth;-)

  10. kayleigh white

    Raspberries are delicious – so I will be making these!

    1. Camilla


  11. Kirsty Fox

    These look absolutely delicious, I’m always looking for different ways to use raspberries and this is a fab idea

    1. Camilla

      Thanks, they were yummy:-)

  12. Maya Russell

    Beautiful pink colour inside. Bet they taste delicious.

    1. Camilla

      Thanks, yes they do taste fab:-)

  13. Jane McColl

    these sound delicious, we will be making these at the weekend

  14. Heather Haigh

    That sounds like a lovely combination. I always have loads of raspberries in the garden, so I’ll bookmark this one.

  15. Rosie Wilcock

    I am definitely going to try this recipe out but replace the white chocolate with dark as I’m not keen on the white variety but they do look delicious< thank you for a great blog

    1. Camilla

      Great idea Rosie and thanks:-)

  16. Ursula Hunt

    Great looking cakes, best they are very tasty

    1. Camilla

      They were very tasty:-)

  17. hdh74

    Those look and sound absolutely gorgeous.

    1. Camilla

      Thank you Heather they are yummy:-)

  18. Jo of Jo's Kitchen

    Yummy sounding combination!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Jo:-)

  19. Emily Leary

    They look extremely tasty, Camilla. Love the look of the raspberry centre.

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Emily, always like to show what’s inside:-)

  20. Janice

    mmmm love raspberries and almonds.

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Janice:-)

  21. Daniela James

    I made this with my daughter on Sunday – look and taste delicious!!! Thank you for the recipe <3

    1. Camilla

      Oh that’s wonderful the hear, thank you for letting me know:-)

  22. Sarah Cooper

    These look delicious!

    1. Camilla

      Thank you Sarah:-)

  23. Angie Hoggett

    these look gorge, thanks for the post!

    1. Camilla

      Thank you Angie, they were yummy:-)

  24. Roger Bufton

    Would love to try one!


    Delicious muffins, easy and wins lots of compliments x

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Carol:-)

  26. Julie's Family Kitchen

    They look gorgeous with the burst of pink colour, lovely flavours too. 🙂

    1. Camilla

      Thank you Julie:-)

  27. Sinead ORourke

    Looks yummy

  28. tiggerific1973

    I will try these they looks lovely!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks, enjoy:-)

  29. Laura@howtocookgoodfood

    What a fantastic combination of flavours, and the colour of the muffins is so pretty. I would love someone to make me these.

    1. Camilla

      Thank you Laura:-)

  30. kellie@foodtoglow

    I think of pink too, although my Mother’s day recipe involves parsnips – LOL! These look fantastic but I don’t think I could make and share them. Unless it was two batches, of course. I might drop a hint to my daughter…

    1. Camilla

      Thanks:-) Ah but I’ve already thought of this Kellie – the recipe makes 18 so enough to hand out and keep (or freeze)!

  31. Jacqueline Meldrum

    I saw the first photo and thought Mmmmmm, then I saw the cut into one and I was gone. Just gorgeous!

    1. Camilla

      LOL, thanks Jacqueline, I always want to see inside cakes as that’s where the yumminess shows:-)

  32. Lucy - BakingQueen74

    These look so fruity and light, I wish my children would make me a batch!

    1. Camilla

      Aah, thanks Lucy:-)

  33. Iris

    These look so tempting – I might bake a batch and then send my mum the recipe, that’s the only way to share them with a sea between us 😛 Mother Day isn’t until May in Italy, but any excuse to spread the love for muffins is good, right?

    1. Camilla

      Good thinking Iris:-)

  34. PeterDelicious

    I love these types of recipes – clear outs! I just made a yogurt pot cake with cornmeal that was just hanging around, and I prefer it to the non-cornmeal version.

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Peter, it’s so cathartic too:-)

  35. Nayna Kanabar (@SIMPLYF00D)

    Raspberry and white chocolate is a match made in heaven, They look delectable.

    1. Camilla

      Thank you Nayna:-)

  36. Michelle @ Greedy Gourmet

    Yikes, I didn’t even know mother’s day was around the corner. This would be great to be served in bed on the special day. I wish!

    1. Camilla

      Wouldn’t it just but I’ll settle for some toast happily:-)

  37. Jeanne Horak-Druiff

    Oh I do love the combo of white chocolate and raspberries! Such a lovely summery recipe to go with today’s mild weather 🙂

    1. Camilla

      It’s a combo I’ve wanted to make before but fell short of one of the ingredients so got there in the end:-)

  38. Margot @ Coffee & Vanilla

    And thank you for sharing my smurfy muffins, too 🙂

  39. Margot @ Coffee & Vanilla

    Oh, how delicious! Nothing better than healthy, fruity muffins to go with coffee in the morning 🙂

    1. Camilla

      Exactly Margot, any cake with fruit in has to be healthy doesn’t it:-)!

  40. Karen

    Hi, these look lovely but the instructions mention oil but oil is not one of the ingredients listed. Is there oil in these
    & if so, how much? Thanks!

    1. Camilla

      Shall ammend immediately, thanks for letting me know!

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