Blueberry Flax Muffins

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by PaulaG

While looking for an interesting recipe for blueberry muffins I stumbled across information regarding flax seed. I looked at a number of muffin recipes and combined several to come up with these. They are healthy, with no added oil, yet moist.

Top Review by ShaGun

I made this as directed and just like the other reviewers mentioned, the ratio of wet to dry ingredients isn't correct. I had made this once before with many subs and they turned out great then. I had used whole wheat pastry flour instead of regular flour, regular sugar in place of the Splenda, 1/2 cup blueberry yogurt and 1/2 cup mashed banana instead of the buttermilk (which is probably why they turned out great), and butter extract instead of the lemon extract.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Spray a 12 cup, non-stick muffin tin with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, mix flour, oat bran, flax seed, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. Add the Splenda, sugar, buttermilk, applesauce, egg, lemon zest, and lemon extract, mixing until just combined.
  5. Gently fold in the blueberries.
  6. Pour the batter into the muffin cups.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of muffin is removed clean.
  8. Cool 5 minutes in pan, then remove muffins and place on a wire rack to finish cooling.

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