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Orange-Poppy Seed Muffies Recipe

Makes 16 muffins


  • 2/3 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 zest of 1/2 large orange
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 orange marmalade for muffie


1. Combine dry ingredients in 1-quart mixing bowl. Mix well.
2. Process zest with sugar in food processor or blender until sugar-fine.
3. Add orange sugar to mixing bowl with remaining ingredients (except marmalade).
4. Stir to combine (disregard any small lumps).
5. Stir in currants.
6. Chill, covered airtight, at least 4 hours to thicken.
7. Drop 2 tbsp thickened batter, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets.
8. Sprinkle with more cereal, if desired.
9. Bake in center of 425-degree oven until tops have taken slight tinge and edges are very lightly browned, about 7-8 minutes, rotating pans if browning irregularly.
10. Do not overbake.
11. Cool on racks.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Orange
Herb and Spice / Poppy Seed
Preparation Method:Baking

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