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Basic Muffins

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Basic Muffins
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  • Makes: 12 Muffins

Don't let the name fool you- these muffins combine the goodness of walnuts, raisins, carrots, and spices to result in a muffin that can be tailored to your tastes.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups applesauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • carrots, raisins, and/or walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 milk (1/2 cup optional, only if adding carrots, raisins or walnuts)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Line muffin tin with paper baking cups or grease bottom of tin with cooking spray.
3. Cream margarine and sugar with an electric mixer, or by hand.
4. Add egg, milk, and applesauce, mixing well.
5. Blend in cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and flour.
6. Add carrots, raisins, and/or walnuts if desired. If any of these items are added, also add milk and mix.
7. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full and bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
 

Notes

Tip: Muffins turn out better when mixed by hand.

Source:

University of Wisconsin-Extension - Sawyer County.
Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe, University of Wisconsin-Extension Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin, 1/12 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 201
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 21 g
Added Sugars included 17 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 12 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 75 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 201
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.3 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 2 mg
Cholesterol 16 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 21 g
Added Sugars included 17 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 12 mg
Potassium 75 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Copper 70 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 17 mg
Phosphorus 57 mg
Selenium 11 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 7 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 6 mcg
Folate 37 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 17 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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