Rhubarb Muffins recipe

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Rhubarb Muffins recipe

These Rhubarb muffins don’t take a great picture; but they are delicious. I had mixed feelings about the rhubarb being a good muffin ingredient so I was pleasantly surprised. The yogurt and rhubarb give these muffins a nice moist texture. The chopped nuts on the top make for a delicious topping; but are a little messy. You could change that a little bit by using ground almonds if you wish to do so.

Rhubarb is in season in most parts of the country so it’s a great time to give this Rhubarb Muffins recipe a try. Enjoy

Rhubarb Muffins recipe
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast or Brunch
Cuisine: American
Serves: Makes 12
Ingredients
  • ½ cup vanilla yogurt
  • 4 tablespoon butter (divided)
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1⅓ cup flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar (divided)
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup rhubarb (finely chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ cup chopped mixed nuts (kind used for ice cream toppings)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Chop rhubarb and set aside.
  3. In a medium size bowl mix together, with an electric mixer, 2 tablespoons butter (melted) yogurt, egg, olive oil and ¾ cup brown sugar.
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  5. in a separate medium size bowl combine the flour, baking soda and salt.
  6. Spoon the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and mix just until moist, and then fold in the rhubarb.
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  8. Spray a muffin tin lightly with cooking spray, or line with paper liners; spoon and fill each one about ⅔ full.
  9. I in a small bowl mix together ¼ cup brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and 2 tablespoons melted butter. Top each muffin with the nut mixture.
  10. Bake for 25 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean-let stand for a few minute and then move to a wire rack to cool.
  11. Like most muffins, these muffins are delicious served warm with butter melting over the top.

 

Rhubarb Muffins recipe

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