Source: George Geary, CCP, cookbook author | Category: Baking, Breakfast, Heart-Smart

Morning Spice Mini Muffins

These flavorful mini bites make a great snack or treat in the morning with your first cup of coffee. Canola oil in the recipe creates moist, soft muffins.

Morning Spice Mini Muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 625 mL
  • 1/2 Tbsp ground ginger 7 mL
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 5 mL
  • 1 tsp ground cloves 5 mL
  • 1/2 cup canola oil 125 mL
  • 1 cup molasses, dark 250 mL
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar 125 mL
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp baking soda 10 mL
  • 1 cup hot water 250 mL

Instructions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 325 °F (160 °C). Prepare 4 mini muffin tins of 12 each with paper cups. Set aside. 

  • 2. In medium bowl, whisk together flour, ginger, cinnamon and cloves. Set aside.

  • 3. In large bowl, whisk vigorously, canola oil, molasses, sugar and eggs. Set aside. 

  • 4. In small bowl, dissolve baking soda with hot water. Add to oil and sugar mixture, whisking until fully blended. Fold in flour mixture until well blended.

  • 5. Divide evenly into prepared mini muffin cups. Bake about 9-11 minutes or until cake tester inserted into center comes out clean. Let cool in pans fully, prior to removing. 


Yield

4 dozen mini muffins

serving size

1 mini muffin

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories70
Total Fat2.5 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol10 mg
Carbohydrates12 g
Fiber0 g
Protein1 g
Sodium60 mg