Spice Muffins with Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 948
Yield: 12 Muffins


1 1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1 cup applesauce
1/4 cup honey
1 large egg
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup golden raisins
Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing


1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2. Sift the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.

3. Whisk the wet ingredients in a medium bowl or blend in a food processor. Add the goodies and stir to combine.

4. Pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients. Stir just until mixed. Do not overstir.

5. Spoon the batter into a greased or papered muffin tin. Fill each cup nearly to the top.

6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

7. Cool the muffins at least 10 minutes before removing from the tin. Allow them to further cool to room temperature before adding the icing.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 948
Calories from Fat: 474

This Spice Muffins with Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing recipe is from the The Complete Muffin Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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