Sunday, January 18, 2009

Oatmeal Blueberry Applesauce Muffins

From Joy the Baker. Alissa shared this blog with me and now I'm addicted to reading it regularly.

Makes 12-15 muffins

  • 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 cups oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper cases or spray with nonstick cooking spray. I used a 9x9 pyrex dish (I can't find my bread pan and my muffin tin sucks...durr...)

In a large bowl combine flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. In a medium bowl combine applesauce, buttermilk, sugar, oil and egg. Make a well in dry ingredients and add applesauce mixture. Stir until just moist. Fold in blueberries. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.

Bake for 16-18 minutes for muffins and if you do it in a baking dish expect to bake for about 30 minutes or so. I served mine with yogurt dotted with sliced bananas, toasted walnuts and a drizzle of maple syrup. Very yummy.


Kelly said...

p.s. Don't forget to toss the berries in a little flour or they'll sink to the bottom while baking.

gwen1234 said...

Mm, these sound healthy and good... it's regular oats, right, not quick-cooking?

Kelly said...

Old fashioned oats. None of that instant oatmeal stuff.

gwen1234 said...

OK, I made these last night, and they are UNBELIEVABLY good. They don't taste nearly as healthy as they are.

I also used frozen cherries, just because I had some leftover in the freezer, and they were excellent. I think these would work with just about any kind of fruit. YUM.