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Whole-Grain Blackberry Spice Muffins

Photo: Jan Smith
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17 muffins (serving size: 1 muffin)

Coarsely chop frozen blackberries, and place them back in the freezer until ready to stir into the batter. To freeze muffins, let cool completely, and place in zip-top plastic bags. Reheat in microwave 20 seconds.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (about 9 ounces)
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple-pie spice
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen blackberries, coarsely chopped
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 177
  • caloriesfromfat 15 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 1.1 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 3.5 g
  • carbohydrate 34.3 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 18 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 181 mg
  • calcium 68 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 6 ingredients (through apple-pie spice) in a large bowl. Make a well in center of mixture. Combine milk, butter, vanilla, and egg in a small bowl; add to flour mixture, stirring until just moist. Gently stir in blackberries.

  3. Spoon 1/4 cup batter into each of 17 paper-lined muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 16 minutes. Sprinkle muffins evenly with granulated sugar; bake 3 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Cool in pans 10 minutes on wire racks.

Cook's Notes

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