Flaxseed Morning Glory Muffins

Flaxseed Morning Glory Muffins

Wake up to delicious warm muffins chock-full of goodness—apples, carrots, flaxseed, soymilk and high fiber cereal. 12 muffins

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

12

muffins

1
cup bran cereal shreds
2/3
cup vanilla soymilk
1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup ground flaxseed or flaxseed meal
3/4
cup chopped apple
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup finely shredded carrot
1/4
cup flaked coconut
3
teaspoons baking powder
2
teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup fat-free egg product
1
tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon vanilla
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. Spray bottoms only of baking cups with cooking spray. (Muffins will stick if baking cups are not sprayed.) Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  2. In large bowl, mix cereal and soymilk; let stand about 5 minutes or until cereal is softened. Stir in remaining ingredients. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  3. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately remove muffins from pan to cooling rack. Serve warm.
Makes 12 muffins
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Muffin)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 280mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.