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Healthy Orange Rhubarb Muffins


  • Author: Jenna
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 25
  • Yield: 12 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk (see tips above for making homemade buttermilk)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil, 
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp orange zest 
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cups rhubarb, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 12 cup muffin pan or line with paper cups.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt and set aside. 
  3. In a separate bowl, beat the brown sugar, oil, egg, vanilla, and buttermilk with an electric mixer until smooth. Slowly incorporate the dry ingredients until blended. Fold in the rhubarb and orange zest. 
  4. Spoon the batter into the prepared cups, filling almost to the top. 
  5. Cook muffins 20-25 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. 5 smart points for 1 muffin. 

Notes

myWW points: Blue 4; Green 4; Purple  4

If you don't like your muffin batter very wet only use 1/2 cup milk. 

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 166
  • Sugar: 13.4g
  • Sodium: 130.4
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1
  • Carbohydrates: 26.8g
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Protein: 3.1g