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Wheat Germ Cornmeal Buffins

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Wheat germ cornmeal muffins is a healthy muffin recipe that is specially leavened with yeast for the perfect bake. Soft and buttery, they are filled with currants and nutritious. They are so special, I had to give them a special name- wheat germ cornmeal buffins.
Ingredients
  Eggs 2
  Milk 25 Milliliter
  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce
  Water 50 Milliliter
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornmeal 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried currants/Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 250 Milliliter
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
Directions

In a small bowl, combine 2 tbsp (25 mL) of the beaten egg with 2 tbsp (25 mL) milk.
Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
Let stand for 5 minutes.
Mix in the remaining egg, sugar, butter, salt, cornmeal and currants.
Stir in milk and wheat germ, blending well.
Add flour gradually and beat until smooth.
Cover loosely with a towel or waxed paper and place in a warm spot.
Let rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
Punch dough down or beat well.
Spoon into prepared muffin tin.
Cover again and let rise in a warm spot for 30 minutes or until muffin tin is full.
Lightly beat the reserved egg and milk and brush over tops.
Sprinkle with additional wheat germ, if desired.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until browned.
HINT: When making any recipe requiring egg whites only, drop the yolks into a pan of boiling, salted water.
Use these hard-cooked yolks for salads or sandwich fillings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Everyday

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