Yogurt and Maple Nut Muffins


  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 5 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Grated rind of 1 orange
  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup yogurt (I used ½ cup vanilla yogurt + ½ cup peach flavored yogurt)
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts


  • Pre head oven to 375° F
  • Lightly butter 9 muffin cups
  • Melt butter over stove and add maple syrup and warm until butter is dissolved
  • Keep aside to cool
  • In a mixing bowl beat together egg, orange rind and orange juice
  • Add and cooled butter mixture to the egg mixture
  • In a separate bowl sift together flour and baking powder
  • Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and
  • Add walnuts and mix well
  • Fill the prepared cups ¾ full
  • Bake for about 25 – 30 minutes

Yields: 9 muffins


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