Cranberry Almond Muffins

Cranberry Almond Muffins
Summary

Try these Cranberry Almond Muffins this V-Day. They can be made ahead of time and frozen once they are completely cooled. Save them for a day when you are on-the-run!

  • Prep time
    20 min
  • Servings
    12 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 muffin
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

12 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 muffin
  • Amount per serving Calories 210

  • Total Fat 9g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 280mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Protein 6g
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • nonstick cooking spray
    1
  • old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick cooking) (old fashioned)
    1 1/2 cup
  • oat flour
    1 cup
  • whole wheat flour
    1/2 cup
  • Splenda Brown Sugar blend
    1/4 cup
  • baking powder
    1 tsp
  • baking soda
    1 tsp
  • salt
    1/2 tsp
  • cranberries (dried)
    1/2 cup
  • almonds (sliced, (divided))
    1/2 cup
  • low-fat buttermilk (low-fat)
    1 1/2 cup
  • sour cream (fat-free)
    1/2 cup
  • canola oil
    1/4 cup
  • large egg
    1
  • vanilla extract
    1 tsp
  • almond extract
    1/4 tsp
  • ground flax seed
    2 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a muffin pan with 12 paper liners and spray lightly with cooking spray.

  2. In a large bowl combine oats, oat flour, whole wheat flour, Splenda brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.

  3. Gently fold in dried cranberries and 1/4 cup sliced almonds.

  4. In a medium bowl whisk together buttermilk, sour cream, oil, egg, vanilla and almond extracts.

  5. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the wet ingredients to the well, gently stirring until moist. Do not over mix.

  6. Fill each muffin cup about 2/3 full with muffin batter. Sprinkle 1/2 Tsp. ground flax seed over each muffin then sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup sliced almonds evenly over the muffins. Press the flax seed and almonds gently into the muffin batter.

  7. Bake muffins for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

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