Honey Wheat Pumpkin Muffins | A "This Chick Cooks" Recipe

Makes 12 muffins
 
Ingredients

1/2 cup raisins ( you could substitute chocolate chips if you don't like raisins or you're feeling indulgent)

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup honey

1/8 cup finely chopped walnuts

Topping:

1/8 cup finely chopped walnuts

1/8-1/4 cup brown sugar

 

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line 12 muffin tins.

 

Heat up a half cup of water in the microwave for one minute and the put the raisins into the water.

 

In a large bowl, stir together the whole wheat flour,1/4 cup brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

 

In a separate bowl mix the wet ingredients. Drain the raisins and add the raisins and 1/8 cup nuts to the flour mixture. Dump in the egg mixture and stir just until moist. Divide batter between muffin cups. Sprinkle the tops of the muffins with the brown sugar and nuts.

 

Bake for 17-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in a muffin comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
 
 

 

Source: Katie from ThisChickCooks.blogspot.com
 
Original Source: Allrecipes.com