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Apple Muffins with Walnut Streusel

Apple Muffins with Walnut Streusel

Cooking Light MAY 2005

  • Yield: 1 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 167
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Protein: 3.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.9g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 27mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 148mg
  • Calcium: 54mg
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