150g / 5oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
50g / 2oz Odlums Wheat Bran
300ml / 1/2pt Milk
50g / 2oz Margarine (room temperature)
50g / 2oz Caster Sugar
1 Egg (beaten)
3 teaspoons Baking Powder
125g / 4oz Shamrock Raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Line deep patty tins with Muffins cases.
  2. Soak the bran in the milk for about 10 minutes. Meanwhile cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Stir in the egg, bran and milk. Lightly fold in the flour, baking powder and raisins. The mixture should remain a little lumpy.
  4. Divide the mixture between the patty tins. Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes until well risen. Cool on a wire tray.
  5. Serve warm with butter and marmalade.