Lemon-Date Muffins

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

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

12

muffins

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.
Makes 12 muffins
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Muffin)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 240mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.