Quinoa Corn Whole Orange MuffinsFrom inmaculada 9 years ago
- 1 teaspoon vegetable oil shopping list
- ¾ cup cooked quinoa *see NOTE shopping list
- 1 1/4 cups yellow cornmeal shopping list
- 3/4 cup oatmeal (gluten free, if not possible use rice flour) shopping list
- 2 teaspoons baking powder shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon shopping list
- 3 orange (organic if possible) shopping list
- 1/3 cup agave syrup OR honey shopping list
- 2 tablespoons canola or sunflower seed oil shopping list
- 2 medium eggs shopping list
- 2/3 cup finely chopped pitted dates OR plums shopping list
- *COOKING QUINOA: Put quinoa in a colander and rinse it thoroughly under running water. Put quinoa in a pan with double amount of water. Add a pinch of salt and bring it to a boil, then low the heat and cover. Let cook for 12-15 minutes. Drain in case some water remains in the pan and use. shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat the oven to 350F.
- Grease (or line with paper muffin cups) 12-cup muffin tin with vegetable oil and set aside.
- Mix the cooked quinoa, cornmeal and oatmeal, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
- Grate the oranges to make 2 teaspoons zest and set aside. Peel the remaining oranges and chop. Place the 3 chopped oranges into a large bowl.
- Mix the agave syrup or honey, oil and eggs. Pour into the bowl with chopped oranges. Stir in the dates and orange zest and mix well.
- Pour the orange batter into the dry ingredients and mix until well blended. If batter is too runny (it depends on how juicy the oranges are), add up to ¼ cup more of cornmeal (if so, you can have batter enough to make some more muffins).
- Pour the batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling them about 2/3 full. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the tops of the muffins are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Turn onto a wire rack; best when served cool.
- NOTE: if you want to make them gluten-free, just double the quinoa and drop the oats.
- Adapted from The Golden Door Cooks Light and Easy by Michel Stroot (Gibbs Smith, 2003).
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sounds very good thank youminitindel in THE HEART OF THE WINE COUNTRY loved it
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