Rhubarb Muffins with Walnut Streusel

Rhubarb Muffins with Walnut Streusel

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  • Preparation Time

    15 mins

  • Cooking Time

    25 mins

  • Makes

    16 muffins

Ingredients


  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) ground walnuts
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/8 tsp. (5.5 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Becel® Original margarine, melted and cooled
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 1% buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tsp. (7 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) rhubarb

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F (180° C). Lightly spray 12-cup muffin pan or line with cupcake liners*; set aside.

Step 2

Combine walnuts, brown sugar and 0.5 mL cinnamon in small bowl for topping; set aside.

Step 3

Combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt and remaining 5 mL cinnamon in large bowl. Make well in centre of flour mixture; set aside.

Step 4

Whisk melted Becel® Original margarine with egg. Beat in granulated sugar, then buttermilk and vanilla. Add wet ingredients to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in rhubarb. Spoon into prepared pan. Sprinkle each muffin generously with walnut mixture.

Step 5

Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown and toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely.

Recipe Tip:

*use a second muffin pan to bake the remaining 4 muffins, or bake them after the first twelve are done. Fill the empty muffin pans with water for even baking.


Please see nutrition information for sugar content.

Nutritional Information:

Recipe : Rhubarb Muffins with Walnut Streusel
Makes : 16 muffins

1 muffinAmount% Daily Value
Calories:250  
Calories from Fat:100  
Total Fat:11 g 
Saturated Fat:1.5 g 
Trans Fat:0 g 
Polyunsaturated Fat:4.5 g 
Monounsaturated Fat:4.5 g 
Cholesterol:10 mg 
Sodium:210 mg 
Total Carbs:32 g 
Dietary Fiber:2 g 
Sugars:17 g 
Protein:5 g 
Vitamin A: 8 %
Vitamin C: 2 %
Calcium: 6 %
Iron: 6 %
Potassium:140 mg 
Omega-3:0.9 g 
Omega-6:3.4 g 
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