Apple Muffins with Walnut Streusel

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Nutritional Information

Calories 167
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 5 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 3.8 g
Carbohydrate 27.9 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 148 mg
Calcium 54 mg

Ingredients

Muffins:
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup ground flaxseed
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 cups finely chopped Granny Smith apple (about 1 large)
1/2 cup golden raisins
Cooking spray
Streusel:
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon chilled butter, cut into small pieces

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°.

To prepare muffins, lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, flaxseed, and next 4 ingredients (through salt) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Make a well in center of mixture.

Combine milk, orange juice, melted butter, vanilla, and eggs, stirring with a whisk; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Fold in apple and raisins. Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray.

To prepare streusel, combine walnuts, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and chilled butter in a small bowl, stirring with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle streusel evenly over batter. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove from pans immediately; place on a wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Note:

Melissa B. Williams,

May 2005
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