These healthy, moist, and delicious Molasses Raisin Muffins are a perfect way to start each morning.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups.
Beat together the yogurt, egg, molasses, raisins, wheat germ, oats, and butter in a large bowl until evenly mixed. Sift the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt on top of the molasses mixture. Fold the flour mixture into the molasses until a batter has formed. Pour batter into muffin cups, filling to the top.
Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the middle of a muffin comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
Per Serving: 214 calories; protein 7.1g; carbohydrates 37.5g; fat 5.2g; cholesterol 25.6mg; sodium 289.4mg.
The quality of the flour could make a real difference to your bread. Different makers do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard bread flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as white bread.
To make this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
A bread first rising can be done in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can work it yesterday , then finish it off the next day.