*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         WHEAT GERM CRUNCH MUFFINS
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breakfast                        Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Flour -- all-purpose
      1/2   c            Wheat germ
      1/2   c            Sugar
    1       tb           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Salt   (optional)
    1       c            Milk
      1/4   c            Margarine
    2                    Egg whites -- or 1 egg
    2       tb           Wheat germ
 
   Heat oven to 400 degrees F.  Line 12 medium muffin
   cups with paper baking cups or spray the bottoms with
   non-stick cooking spray. Combine the first 5
   ingredients; mix well.  Add the combined milk, melted
   margarine and egg; mix just until the dry ingredients
   are moistened.  Fill the muffin cups 2/3 full.
   Sprinkle with wheat germ. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or
   until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out
   clean.  Serve warm.
   
   Nutritional Information: per muffin: 150 calories, 4g
   fat, 0mg chol, 1g fiber, 140mg sodium
   
   Variations:
   Apple Cinnamon Muffins: Add 3/4 cup finely-chopped
   apple and 1 tsp cinnamon to the dry ingredients.
   
   Jam-filled Muffins: Fill the muffin cups 1/2 full with
   batter.  Spoon 1 tsp jam (any flavor) into the center
   of each muffin; top with the remaining batter.
   
   Dried Fruit Muffins: Add 1/2 cup of any one of the
   following dried fruits to the dry ingredients:
   raisins, cherries, blueberries, cranberries, chopped
   dates or diced dried mixed fruits.
   
   Berry Good Muffins: Add 3/4 cup fresh or frozen
   berries (do not thaw) and 3/4 tsp grated lemon peel to
   the dry ingredients.
   
   **  American Health  --  November 1995  **
  
 
 
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