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Apple-Walnut Muffin Mix Recipe

Apple-Walnut Muffin Mix Recipe

Keep this mix on hand for small-batch baking. Each muffin comes out with a nice, rounded top, crunchy sugar topping, and hints of cinnamon, walnuts and apples.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apples
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 months. Yield: 6 batches (3 cups mix).
  • 2. To prepare muffins: Place 1/2 cup muffin mix in a small bowl. Whisk the milk, yogurt and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 3. Coat muffin cups with cooking spray or use foil liners; fill three-fourths full with batter. Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 2 muffins per batch.

Nutritional Facts

1 muffin equals 212 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 164 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.