Blueberry Spelt Muffins

Blueberry Spelt Muffins
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Blueberry Spelt Muffins

Whole Foods Market

Blueberry Spelt Muffins

The classic blueberry muffin gets an update with spelt flour and a flavor boost from orange juice and zest.

12
Servings
189
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/4  Cup  softened butter or canola oil, plus more for greasing the pan
  • 2/3  Cups  sugar
  • 1/3  Cup  unsweetened applesauce
  • eggs
  • 1/2  Cup  orange juice
  • 2  Teaspoons  vanilla extract
  • 2  Cups  spelt flour
  • 2  Teaspoons  baking powder
  • 1  Teaspoon  grated orange zest
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  salt
  • 2  Cups  fresh blueberries

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Butter a 12-cup muffin tin or line with paper muffin liners. In a large bowl, cream together the butter or oil and sugar. Stir in the applesauce, eggs, orange juice and vanilla extract.

In a second large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, zest, and salt. Stir the flour mixture into the butter-egg mixture until just combined. Gently stir in the blueberries. Spoon the batter into muffin cups and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 30 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
20g
15%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
65mg
7%
Choline, total
29mg
7%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
10µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
25mg
8%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
139mg
20%
Selenium, Se
11µg
20%
Sodium, Na
118mg
8%
Water
59g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Blueberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Blueberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.