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Michigan Cherry Muffins Recipe

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Added: Thursday, November 20, 2008


Vegetable cooking spray
1 c. flour
3/4 c. oat bran
2/3 c. sugar
1 tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. skim milk
1/2 c. nonfat plain yogurt
1/3 c. butter, melted and cooled
2 egg whites, slightly beaten
1 tsp. almond extract
3/4 c. dried cherries, chopped
1/3 c. pecans, chopped
2 tsp. grated lemon rind

Preheat the oven to 400. Spray 12 muffin cups with vegetable cooking spray. Combine the flour, oat bran, sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. In another bowl, combine the milk, yogurt, butter, egg whites, and almond extract. Add to the flour mixture, stirring just until moistened. Fold in the cherries, pecans, and lemon rind. Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake for 20-25 min. or until golden brown. Remove immediately from the pan. Serve warm or at room temperature.




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