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Wild Rice Muffins

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Ingredients
  Wild rice 75 Milliliter
  Eggs 2
  Milk 250 Milliliter
  Butter 125 Milliliter
  All purpose flour 375 Milliliter
  Bran 125 Milliliter
  Packed brown sugar 75 Milliliter
  Baking powder 15 Milliliter
  Salt 1 Milliliter
  Nutmeg 1 Milliliter
  Chopped toasted pecans 125 Milliliter
  Sliced dates 125 Milliliter
  Slivered apricots 50 Milliliter
  Grated orange rind 10 Milliliter
Directions

In small saucepan, bring 2 cups (500 mL) water to boil; add rice, cover and cook over medium heat until very tender and splayed, about 45 minutes.
Drain well; let cool.
In bowl, whisk eggs; mix in rice, milk and butter.
In large bowl, stir together flour, bran, sugar, baking powder, salt and nutmeg.
Pour in rice mixture; sprinkle with pecans, dates, apricots and orange rind.
Mix together just until dry ingredients are moistened.
Spoon batter into large paper-lined muffin cups, filling each to top of liner.
Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for about 25 minutes or until golden and firm to the touch.
Makes 10 large muffins.
*To toast pecans, bake on baking sheet in 350°F (180°C) oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Rice
Servings: 
4

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