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Blueberry Peach Muffins

September 13, 2010 Leave a comment

3 cups flour
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
pinch of salt
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup melted butter
1 tbsp vanilla
1 cup peeled and diced peaches
1 cup blueberries

Preheat oven to 400.  Grease muffin tins or line with muffin papers.

In a large bowl mix together flour, sugars, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.  In a separate bowl combine eggs, milk, melted butter, and vanilla.  Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix until just blended.  Fold in peaches and blueberries.  Fill muffin cups with batter.

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes.

Categories: Breakfast, Muffins

Flax Carrot Apple Muffins

July 31, 2010 Leave a comment

1 1/2 cup flour (I used 1 cup all-purpose and 1/2 cup whole wheat)
3/4 cup flaxseed meal
3/4 cup oats
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
2 cups pureed or shredded carrots  (or a combination of the two)
2 cups shredded apple
3/4 cup milk
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup dried cranberries

Pre-heat oven to 350.  Prepare muffin tins with papers or lightly grease.

In a large bowl combine flour, flaxseed, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, carrots (if shredded) and apples.  In a separate bowl combine carrots (if pureed), milk, eggs, and vanilla.

Mix wet ingredients into dry until just moistened.  Stir in cranberries.

Fill muffin cups and bake for 18 minutes.

Categories: Breakfast, Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

February 16, 2010 Leave a comment

3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
3/4 cup canned or fresh cooked pumpkin
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt

Mix sugar, vegetable oil, eggs, pumpkin, and water.  In a separate bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.  Mix dry ingredients into the wet until just moistened.

Bake at 400 for 10-15 minutes.

Categories: Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

August 23, 2009 Leave a comment

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
1/3 cup milk
1 cup fresh blueberries

1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter, cubed
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease muffin cups or line with muffin liners.

Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, salt and baking powder. Place vegetable oil into a 1 cup measuring cup; add the egg and enough milk to fill the cup. Mix this with flour mixture. Fold in blueberries.

To Make Crumb Topping: Mix together 1/2 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, 1/4 cup butter, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon. Mix with fork.

Fill muffin cups right to the top, and sprinkle with crumb topping mixture.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until done.

Categories: Breakfast, Muffins

Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

July 6, 2009 Leave a comment

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (2-3 bananas)
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, combine the egg, oil, yogurt and vanilla.

Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in bananas and chocolate chips.

Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350 degrees F for 22-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks.

Categories: Muffins