Bush Tucker Muffins

These muffins are made from bush tomatoes, lemon mytle and wattle seed. In this recipe sweet meets savoury.ups self-raising flour. Easy to make. Feeds four.


90g butter
1 cup castor sugar
1 ¼ cups milk
1 whole egg
1 ½ cups dried bush tomatoes
½ cup roasted ground wattle seed
1 tablespoon ground lemon myrtle


Sift flour into large bowl and rub in butter. Stir in sugar, milk and eggs being careful not to over mix.

Add bush tomatoes, wattle seed and lemon myrtle leaving a little of each to sprinkle on top.

Spoon mixture into muffin trays lined with muffin patty pans.

Place two or three bush tomatoes on top of each muffin and dust with wattle seed and lemon myrtle.

Bake in moderate oven (180) for 20 minutes.

Recipe by chef Angela Tranter & featured by Annie Gastin ABC Darwin

Researched a by Lisa Hood 30.10.04



Foliage colour and unique flowers.

Dicrastylis globiflora

H: 30cm

W:  1m

Full sun position, this beautiful grey foliage grows well in a mixed shrubbery, rockeries and also in pots.

Prune after flowering in autumn to maintain a bushy habit.

White, rounded flowers occur in winter and right through to summer.