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Rhubarb Nut Muffins Recipe

Rhubarb Nut Muffins Recipe

"Muffins are my weakness!" confesses Mary Kay Morris of Cokato, Minnesota. "When I make these to take to a gathering, I always come home with an empty plate."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup diced fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, oil, buttermilk and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in rhubarb and walnuts.
  • 2. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over muffins. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: about 10 muffins.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 307 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.