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Orange-Pecan Muffins

Yield

1 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons stick margarine or butter, melted
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 167
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 5.2 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 3.5 g
  • carbohydrate 26.9 g
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • cholesterol 19 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 160 mg
  • calcium 72 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Stir in pecans; make a well in center of mixture. Combine egg and next 4 ingredients (egg through margarine); stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

  3. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 22 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove muffins from pans immediately; place on a wire rack.