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Zu-Key-ni Dill Muffins Recipe

These light muffins are a favorite menu item at the historic Baldpate Inn, where I'm innkeeper and cook.—The Baldpate Inn, Lois Smith, Estes Park, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups grated unpeeled zucchini
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add zucchini and stir until coated. Combine the eggs, milk and oil; stir into zucchini mixture just until moistened. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • 2. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: about 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 142 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 341 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.