Molasses-Prune Muffins

Cooking Light
1 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)

Ingredients

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2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup quick-cooking oats
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup finely chopped pitted prunes
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/2 cup light ricotta cheese
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons molasses
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in prunes; make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk and next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through eggs); stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 400° for 18 minutes or until done. Remove from pans immediately, and cool on a wire rack.

Created date

September 1997

Nutritional Information

Calories 190
Caloriesfromfat 19 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 34.2 g
Fiber 1.9 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 121 mg
Calcium 89 mg