Prep 15 mins
Cook 17 mins
advertisement Quinoa's nutty flavor pairs perfectly with corn's natural sweetness. These muffins are not only gluten free, they're also rich in protein and easy to make. Ingredient tip: Be certain to use baking powder before its expiration date to ensure a proper rise. Prep tip: For best results, serve within a few hours of baking. From Delicious Living magazine.
- 1 cup quinoa flour
- 1 cup yellow cornmeal
- 2 tablespoons double-acting baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄3 cup honey
- 6 tablespoons canola oil, plus more
- canola oil, for brushing
- 1 cup whole milk
- 2 large eggs
- Preheat oven to 400°. In a medium bowl, sift together quinoa flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt.
- . In a second medium bowl, whisk honey and oil until smooth. (If honey is too stiff, microwave it for a few seconds.) Whisk in milk and eggs. Pour milk mixture into cornmeal mixture. Whisk just until smooth; do not overmix.
- Brush muffin tins with oil, even if using a nonstick pan. Pour muffin batter evenly into tins. Bake for 17-20 minutes on center oven rack, until tops are lightly golden and an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven; cool 5 minutes, then remove muffins from tins. Serve warm, or allow to cool on a wire rack.
- PER SERVING: 186 cal, 44% fat cal, 10g fat, 1g sat fat, 38mg chol, 4g protein, 24g carb, 2g fiber, 401mg sodium.
- Laurie Gauguin, a professional chef since 1996, cooks for private clients in the San Francisco area and blogs at ladleandwhisk.wordpress.com.
These muffins turned out like they should have, I suppose, but the taste of quinoa is very dominant in this recipe.