Lemon-Date Muffins

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Warm and delightful muffins ready in no time! Packed with dates and a hint of citrus, these muffins make a distinctive treat!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
3/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/3
cup canola or soybean oil
1
egg
1/2
cup chopped dates
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease bottoms only of 12 muffin cups with shortening (do not use paper baking cups).
  • 2 Mix flours, baking powder and salt in large bowl; set aside. Beat brown sugar, lemon peel, milk, oil and egg in medium bowl with fork or wire whisk until well mixed. Stir into flour mixture just until flour is moistened. Fold in dates. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and tops begin to brown. Run knife around edge of cups; remove muffins from pan to wire rack. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Muffin
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.