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Basic Muffins

Basic Muffins

109 Ratings
109 Ratings
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Basic Muffins
Makes: 12 Muffins
Total Cost: $$$$

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 vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups applesauce, unsweetened
  • 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)
  • fat-free milk (1/2 cup optional, only if adding carrots, raisins or walnuts)

Directions

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

Notes

Tip: Muffins turn out better when mixed by hand.

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Source:

University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service - Sawyer County and the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin, 1/12 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 194
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Carbohydrates 35 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 19 g
Added Sugars included 16 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 12 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 74 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 194
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 35 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 19 g
Added Sugars included 16 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 12 mg
Potassium 74 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Copper 68 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 mg
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

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Please note: nutrient values are subject to change as data is updated

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1 1/2 ounces

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