Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Trail Mix Muffins

1c 6 grain hot cereal, dry
1 c (mixed or your choice) dried chopped fruit, raisins, dried cranberries, shredded coconut
1/2 c packed brown sugar 
3/4 c milled flax seed
2 c low fat buttermilk
1 c whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 TBSP fresh grated ginger or 1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
1 beaten egg
1/2 c (mixed or your choice) sunflower kernels, slivered almonds, chopped unsalted peanuts, chopped walnuts, chopped pecans.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease (16) 2 1/2" muffin cups.
Combine cereal, fruit, brown sugar, and flax seed. Pour buttermilk over mixture and let stand 30 minutes. Add egg.

In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients and make a well in the center. Pour wet mixture into dry mixture and add nuts. Stir just until moistened. Spoon batter into cups to fill each 3/4.

Bake 15-18 minutes until golden. Cool at least 5 minutes before serving.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

These sound wonderful, Marie! I can't wait to get my oven replaced so I can bake them! Linda M.M.

Emily Painter-Davis said...

mmmmmmmmmmm those sound great lady!

Momvsfood said...

Thanks guys!