Low Fat Walnut Muffins

    30 minutes

    Delicious and healthy breakfast muffins made with wholemeal flour, low fat yoghurt, nutmeg and walnuts.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 100g plain flour
    • 100g wholemeal flour
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1 dessertspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 250g reduced fat natural yoghurt
    • 1 cup (250ml) skim milk
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 50g chopped walnuts

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin or line with paper patty cups.
    2. In a large bowl, stir together the plain and wholemeal flours, sugar, bicarb soda, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, stir together the yoghurt, milk and vanilla. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until just blended. Fold in the walnuts. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin tin.
    3. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven or until the top springs back when lightly touched. Cool in the muffin tin on a wire rack.

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    Used different ingredients. Good muffins. I used pecans instead of walnuts and cinnamon instead of nutmeg. They are tasty warm with a little butter .  -  29 Sep 2008


    Used different ingredients. These muffins were ok - a little too fluffy for my taste. I added raisins and left out the nutmeg, and they tasted fine.  -  29 Sep 2008


    Used different ingredients. This recipe made very delicious and hearty wheat muffins. They were a great after school snack for the kids. I froze the rest and they were eaten in school lunches and for quick on-the-go breakfasts. You can play around with this recipe to suit your whims. Once I added finely chopped apples and cinnamon. Another time I added ground flax seed. I think I like it with the addition of cinnamon. I like the fact that it has no oil but it still has a nice texture and they turn out moist and just yummy. So play around with it if you want, or just enjoy it as is.  -  29 Sep 2008