Apricot Pecan Oat Bran Muffins
|Whole wheat flour||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Oat bran||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Wheat germ||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Orange juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Dried apricots||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Orange peel||1 Teaspoon, grated|
|Vegetable oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Buttermilk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pecans||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped|
Combine whole wheat flour, oat bran, wheat germ and baking powder; set aside.
Place orange juice in small bowl.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute.
Add brown sugar, apricots and orange peel.
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Combine oil, buttermilk and eggs in large bowl.
Add apricot, orange and flour mixture.
Stir just to combine ingredients.
Spoon batter into two 6-cup greased muffin pans.
Sprinkle with pecans.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes at 400°F or until tops spring back when touched lightly with finger.