Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Whole Wheat Sunflower Seed Muffins

Now that summer is here, I finally feel like I have enough time to devote to baking and blogging. I made these muffins quite a while ago from my new book and wanted to share with you.

Sometimes when you bake, substitutions need to be made. I had all the ingredients I needed but had no sunflower seeds. My lovely neighbour graciously let me borrow some pumpkin seeds which I happily used.

These muffins are easy to prepare and full of flavour and texture. There is a hint of spiciness from the ginger, zing from the lemon and crunch from the pepitas, so much in fact that I wish I had added more to the batter. They're not your typical muffins but are delicious. I also like the fact that they're mostly made with whole wheat flour making them healthier than most. Give them a try with a seed of your choice!

Recipe: Whole Wheat Sunflower Seed Muffins

8 comments:

Deb Schiff said...

Wow! Congrats on the new book. I'm sure it's great. If Clarkson Potter wants to send me a copy to review for my blog, Altered Plates, I'd be happy to do it.

jasmine said...

I love pumpkin seeds in breads and quick breads--especially when they've been allowed to toast while sitting atop the muffin/loaf top.

j

Poo (elenis.com) said...

congratulations for your new publication, muffins look delicious, thanks!

jennie said...

Congratulation on the new book

Its looks a great publication

Keep it up

Regards,
jennie

Links Directory said...

Delicious cookie . And wish you good luck for book

Alina

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