Maple Walnut Muffins

Impart the delicious taste of maple syrup to these healthy muffins.

| March Web 2011

Maple Sugar by Tim Herd book cover

With "Maple Sugar" you'll learn to identify various kinds of maple trees, discover how to tap your own trees, make your own syrup, and whip up tempting recipes for old-fashioned treats featuring maple syrup.

Photo Courtesy Storey Publishing

The following is an excerpt from Maple Sugar by Tim Herd (Storey, 2011). The excerpt is from Chapter 7: Maple Delights. 

Maple Walnut Muffins
Yield: 12 muffins 

2 cups flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1 egg
3/4 cup maple syrup 
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Grease muffin tins.

2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Add softened butter and mix well.

3. Add egg, syrup, and milk, stirring until well blended. Fold in walnuts.

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