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Walnut Zucchini Muffins

Shredded zucchini adds makes these walnutty muffins extra tender. If you have lots of zucchini in summer as many of us do, this is a good way to use some of it. —Harriet Stichter, Milford, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, whisk the first 6 ingredients. In another bowl, whisk eggs, milk and melted butter until blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Fold in zucchini, walnuts and raisins.
  • Fill 12 greased muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled muffins in freezer containers. To use, thaw at room temperature or, if desired, microwave each muffin on high until heated through, 20-30 seconds.
Nutrition Facts
1 muffin: 281 calories, 15g fat (6g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 250mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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