Maple Muffins

Author: Canadian Living

The moistness of apples makes up for the oil usually found in muffins. These treats are best eaten fresh.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cups natural wheat bran
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped date
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1 cup grated peeled apple
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind

Method

In large bowl, combine whole wheat and all-purpose flours, 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the bran, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt ; stir in dates.

In separate bowl, beat egg; stir in milk, apple, maple syrup, oil and orange rind. Pour over dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

Spoon into nonstick or lightly greased muffin tins, filling to top. Sprinkle with remaining bran. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for about 25 minutes or until firm to the touch.

Nutritional facts <b>Per muffin:</b> about

  • Total fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 33 g
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