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  • Serves: 12 Muffins

Delectable Date Muffins

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Rice flour
  • 1/2 c Brown rice flour
  • 1 tb Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Xanthan gum
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 c Low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 Eggs; OR...
  • 1/2 c - frozen egg substitute
  • - (thawed) OR...
  • 4 -Egg whites
  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1/3 c Orange juice concentrate
  • -- (frozen), thawed
  • 1 tb Grated orange peel, optional
  • 1 c Chopped pitted dates


Combine rice flour, brown rice flour, baking powder, xanthan gum, baking
soda and salt in large bowl. Whisk together buttermilk, eggs, oil, juice
concentrate and orange peel in medium bowl; stir in dates. Make a well in
center of flour mixture; pour in liquid mixture, and stir to combine.
Spoon batter into lightly greased muffin cups. Use back of wet spoon to
smooth muffin tops. Bake in 425 degree F. oven 18 to 20 minutes. Turn
muffins onto wire rack to cool.

Each muffin provides:
* 182 calories
* 4 g. protein
* 5 g. fat
* 32 g. carbohydrate
* 2 g. dietary fiber
* 38 mg. cholesterol
* 186 mg. sodium

*** Variations ***
Maple Rice Bran Muffins: Use 1-3/4 cup rice flour and 1/4 cup rice bran
for flours; substitute 1/3 cup maple syrup for orange juice concentrate;
add 1 cup chopped apples, 1 cup raisins, and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon;
omit orange peel and dates.

Double-Corn Muffins: Substitute 1/2 cup cornmeal for brown rice flour;
omit orange juice concentrate; add 1/4 cup water, and 2 tablespoons honey;
add one 8-3/4-ounce can corn kernels, drained, or 1 cup frozen corn, 1/4
teaspoon red pepper flakes; increase salt to 1/2 teaspoon; omit orange
peel and dates.


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