Boston Brown Bread Muffins

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Boston brown bread is classically steamed in a can, which takes a while to cook. This quicker baked version has the same delicious flavor in half the time.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 45 minutes

Serves: 14

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup raisins

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a muffin pan with pan spray. Line with paper muffin cups. Combine egg, oil, brown sugar, molasses, and sour cream; mix thoroughly. Set aside.
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Stir to mix. Make a well in the center, pour the wet mixture into the dry, and stir together until just blended.
  • Fill muffin cups to the rim with muffin batter. Bake until risen and golden brown, about 20 minutes. A pick inserted into the middle muffin should come out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes before removing muffins.

Recipe Information

Serves: 14

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup molasses
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup raisins

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a muffin pan with pan spray. Line with paper muffin cups. Combine egg, oil, brown sugar, molasses, and sour cream; mix thoroughly. Set aside.
  • Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Stir to mix. Make a well in the center, pour the wet mixture into the dry, and stir together until just blended.
  • Fill muffin cups to the rim with muffin batter. Bake until risen and golden brown, about 20 minutes. A pick inserted into the middle muffin should come out clean. Cool in pan for 15 minutes before removing muffins.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium190mg
Total Carbohydrate31g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars18g
Protein3g