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Orange Prune Muffins

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Ingredients
  Pitted prunes 12 , cut into eighths
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Grated orange zest 1 Tablespoon
  Unbleached all purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Molasses 2 Tablespoon
  Dark brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Cooked bulgur 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/3 Cup Raw Cracked Wheat)
Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 400°
2. Spray 12 muffin tin cups with nonstick cooking spray or line them with paper liners.
3. Cook the prunes and orange juice in a small saucepan over medium-low heat 4 minutes, or until the liquid has nearly evaporated. Remove from the heat and stir in the buttermilk and orange zest
4. In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; make a well in the center.
5. In another medium-size bowl combine the oil, molasses, sugar and egg, and mix until blended. Add the prunes and cracked wheat, and mix until blended. Pour the mixture into the well in the dry ingredients and stir just until combined.
6. Divide the batter among the muffin cups and bake 20 minutes, or until the muffins are firm and browned.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Healthy

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