Whole-Wheat Pecan Muffins Recipe
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons margarine, melted
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 2 egg whites
- cooking spray
- 1/3 cup chopped pecans
step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
step 2: Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours and the next 4 ingredients (flours through salt) in a medium bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine buttermilk, sugar, margarine, almond extract, and egg whites; stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
step 3: Spoon the batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with nuts. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove from pans immediately.