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Lemon Cranberry Whole Wheat Muffins

Lemon Cranberry Whole Wheat Muffins

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 35 m
Patricia Foreman

Patricia Foreman

These zingy whole wheat muffins, with flax seed and a touch of applesauce, make a tasty breakfast or snack for days when you're on-the-go.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 171 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 32g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 273 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, flax seed, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Beat eggs, milk, applesauce, lemon juice and canola oil in another bowl until smooth. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture until just moistened; fold in cranberries. Fill prepared muffin cups about 2/3 full.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 18 to 20 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
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bctabby
8

bctabby

1/21/2013

These were really good! I made some of the muffins plain, some with dried cranberries (I didn't have fresh ones) and some with dried blueberries. My husband and I both liked the ones with the dried blueberries the best. I used 3 tbs. of lemon juice because that was the amount in one whole lemon and I didn't want to waste it. I also added wheat germ instead of ground flax seed. This made 18 muffins for me.

Eric G
5

Eric G

12/8/2012

These are so soft and moist, it's hard to believe they are whole wheat. I made these twice already, and made 6 large muffins instead of 12 small ones. Didn't change anything in recipe. Since they are so soft, these were hard to get out of the pan the first time (I don't use paper liners), but the second time I buttered and floured the pan first and they came out of the pan easier (see my pic of 6 large muffins).

KrazyKrista
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KrazyKrista

4/13/2013

I followed this recipe exactly as written except I didn't have applesauce so I boiled some chopped up apples with a little water and mashed it to make my own. Since it was a little lumpier it actually left chunks of apple in the muffins which was great. I also added sliced almonds and it turned out great!!! Delicious and healthy!

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