Ingredients (Makes 12 Muffins)
1 cup milk (vanilla/chocolate soy milk)
1 cup quick cooking oats
1/4 cup applesauce
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (see suggestions)
1/4 cup brown sugar (or honey)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1/2 cup craisins (raisins or any dried fruit)
Time: 30 minutes
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line or lightly spray muffin cups, including top of pan, with cooking spray.
In a small mixing bowl, combine milk and oats. Let soak for 15 minutes then whisk in egg and applesauce.
In a medium mixing bowl, sift together flours, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Add oat mixture to flour mixture. Using as few strokes as possible, mix until everything is moistened (lumps are okay). Fold
in walnuts and craisins. Spoon oatmeal muffin batter into prepared muffin cups, 2/3 full.
Bake in preheated 15 - 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
Follow these directions then use our how to section
to make an oatmeal muffin recipe JUST FOR YOU!
There are many types of whole wheat flours that are sweeter and lighter than traditional whole wheat. For example, hard white wheat flour
creates similar results as all white
but is much better for you. There are other choices, too, like kamut flour
, spelt flour
, and teff flour
. Explore...discover...and ENJOY!