Smarty Pants Muffins

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  • Yield: 1 dozen
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins

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Ingredients

-- Cooking spray
2cups all-purpose flour
1cup sugar
2teaspoons baking powder
1/2teaspoon salt
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
1cup chai tea concentrate (such as Tazo)
2-- eggs, beaten
1/4cup melted butter
1teaspoon vanilla extract
1cup chopped walnuts
1cup dried goji berries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F. Coat 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a mixing bowl.
  3. Combine tea concentrate, eggs, butter and vanilla in a separate bowl; whisk well.
  4. Make a well in the center of dry ingredients. Pour wet ingredients into the well and stir until just combined. Gently fold in walnuts and goji berries.
  5. Fill muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake 15 to 18 minutes, until centers spring back when touched.

Recipe by Mary Carter.

 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 300
  • Glycemic Load 11
  • Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 40mg
  • Sodium 330mg
  • Potassium 230mg
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 25g
  • Protein 6g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 4%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 10%
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