Orange Nut Muffins

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Steve P.

The wholesome goodness of Grape Nuts Cereal make these muffins surprisingly good and quite flavorful. Wonderful bright sunny taste of orange too!

Top Review by Jenny Sanders

Tasty and good! Easy to put together. I used whole wheat flour, as I almost always do. The Grape Nuts almost disappeared; they just left a subtle texture which was very pleasant. With the Grape Nuts, total calories would be about 206 per muffin. Next time I will bake these at 375°F as the muffins were a little overdone after 20 minutes at 400°F. Also, these must be eaten fresh - well-wrapped leftovers for next days' breakfast were quite dry - I think the Grape Nuts continue to suck moisture out of the rest of the muffin.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups flour
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup Grape-nuts cereal
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange rind
  • 13 cup salad oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and soda.
  3. Stir in Grape Nuts.
  4. Combine eggs, orange juice, orange peel and oil.
  5. Add to dry ingredients all at once.
  6. Stir just until moistened.
  7. Fill greased muffin pans 2/3 full.
  8. Bake at 400ºF for 20 to 25 minutes.

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