Great Grains Mini Muffins

Great Grains Mini Muffins

1 cup flour

1/3 cup whole wheat flour

1/3 cup cornmeal

1/3 cup old fashioned oats

1/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup pure maple syrup

2 large eggs

1 stick butter, 8 tablespoons, melted and cooled

3/4 cup dried fruit

3/4 cup chopped nuts

In a large bowl whisk together the first 8 ingredients. In another bowl whisk together the buttermilk, syrup, eggs and melted butter. Pour the liquid ingredients over the dry ingredients and mix quickly but gently with a rubber scraper. Batter may be a bit lumpy, please never over mix muffins.Stir in the dried fruit and nuts. Using a small scoop fill mini muffin tins that have been sprayed with Pam. Bake at 400 degrees for about 13 minutes. Makes about 36 mini muffins. Twelve regular size muffins bake for 18-20 minutes.