Monday, March 31, 2008

Basic Muffin Recipe

Adapted from

1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1-1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
dash or two of nutmeg
1 egg
3/4 cup skim milk
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup fruit/veggie mix
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 400

Using a whisk, combine all your dry ingredients in one bowl: whole wheat and AP flour, sugar, baking soda and powder, salt, nuts, spices).

Beat the egg lightly in a separate bowl. Whisk in milk, applesauce, vanilla to the eggs.

Whisk wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Fold fruit/veggies in.

Divide the batter among a greased or paper-lined muffin tin.

Bake for about 18 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.