Apple date muffins

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Whole wheat flour
1 cup All purpose flour
1 cup Wheat bran
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
⅓ cup Dates; chopped
1 \N Egg; lightly beaten
¼ cup Packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
1 cup Low-fat milk
1 cup Apple; peeled, grated

In a large bowl combine the whole wheat and all purpose flours, bran, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon. Stir in the dates. In another bowl, bea t the egg with sugar and oil until well mixed, then stir in the milk and ap ple. Pour into the flour mixture and stir just enough to moisten, being car eful not to overmix.

Spoon into nonstick or paper-lined medium muffin tins, filling almost to the top. Bake at 375 degrees (F) for about 20 minutes, or until firm to the touch.

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NOTES : Keeping baked goods low fat and good tasting isn't always easy, but this recipe does the job. These moist, good-tasting muffins contain only 11 9 calories and 3 grams of fat per muffin. This recipe was found on the Web at

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