Baking: Cakes, Cookies, Muffins: Flaxseed Raisin Muffins

These muffins are a healthful start to the day!

Author: American Institute for Cancer Research - www.aicr.org
Date: December 26, 2012

Serves: 12 person(s)
Yield: 12 x muffins

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins

Ingredients:

    1 canola cooking spray
    3/4 cup unbleached, all-purpose flour
    3/4 cup wholewheat flour
    3/4 cup ground flaxseeds
    1/3 cup sugar
    1 medium-sized ripe banana, mashed
    1 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp cinnamon
    1/4 tsp nutmeg
    1/4 tsp salt
    2 eggs
    2 Tbsp canola oil
    1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
    1 cup fat-free buttermilk
    1/2 cup golden raisins

Directions:

    Preheat oven to 375 F. Spray 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray or line with paper cups.

    In large bowl, blend flours, flaxseed, sugar, banana, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together and set aside.

    In separate bowl, mix together eggs, oil, applesauce, buttermilk, and raisins. Add to dry ingredients, mixing until combined.

    Scoop batter into muffin cups. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool muffins in tin for 5 minutes, then transfer to wire rack to finish cooling.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:195 cals
Kilojoules:816 kJ
Fat:7.0 g
Carbohydrates:29.0 g
Protein:5.0 g
Cholesterol:32.0 mg
Sodium:191 mg
Saturated Fat:0.7 g
Fiber:4.0 g
Calcium:54.0 mg
Total Sugars:12.5 g

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