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The farina makes these muffins special. Feel free to use vanilla extract if you are not fond of almond extract. I have never tried it, but I imagine these would work well with cranberries too. Times are approximate. Thanks to Jen for putting this recipe in her best of 2008 cookbook!
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- 1 cup farina (cream of wheat, any type)
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup 1% low-fat buttermilk
- 1 large egg
- 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
- 1/2 cup Smart Balance butter spread or 1/2 cup other regular tub margarine, melted
- 1 cup blueberries (a 6 oz. package, (or more)
- 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- 2Combine ingredients for topping and set aside.
- 3Whisk farina, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl.
- 4Take out 1 TBSP of the dry mixture and coat the blueberries.
- 5Combine wet ingredients.
- 6Add wet ingredients to dry. Mix 10 strokes, add blueberries, and mix 3 more strokes. You will have a more tender product if you resist the urge to keep stirring.
- 7Fill cups of muffin pan 3/4 full, and sprinkle with topping.
- 8Bake 12-13 minutes, or until muffins are golden brown and tester comes out clean.
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Nutritional Facts for Blueberry Almond Farina Muffins
Serving Size: 1 (65 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 228.4
- Calories from Fat 74
- Total Fat 8.3 g
- Saturated Fat 1.9 g
- Cholesterol 16.3 mg
- Sodium 332.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 34.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
- Sugars 15.5 g
- Protein 4.2 g