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



Colour for Christmas and Summer

Nothing quite says summer like the native Christmas Bush.

We have 2 varieties available.

Ceratopetalum gummiferum 'Red Red Red'

grows to 4metres - bright red flowers in summer


'Johannas Xmas' - dwarf

grows to 1 metre.