Hazelnut Muffins Recipe

Hazelnut Muffins Recipe

Hazelnut Muffins

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 22 mins
Servings: 12 Muffins

A moist muffin with a rich hazelnut flavor.
Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Hazelnuts, Coarsely Chopped
  • 4 Ounces Coconut Oil (Or 1 stick/4 Ounces Butter)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Pastry Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Oat Flour
  • 1/2 Cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 Cup Light Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Cup Fat Free Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Topping:

  • 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Hazelnuts
  • 1/4 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

Procedure:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. In a small pot, heat the coconut oil (or butter) along with the chopped hazelnuts and salt, and cook for a few minutes until the hazelnuts just begin brown.
  3. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  4. Mix together the flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and buttermilk in one bowl.
  5. In another bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, yogurt, eggs, and vanilla.
  6. Add the coconut oil mixture to the dry ingredients and mix.
  7. Next add the buttermilk mixture and stir just until mixed.
  8. Scoop the batter into the muffin cups up to the top, then sprinkle the topping evenly over each muffin.
  9. Bake for 20 to 22 minutes until the muffins are golden brown and a cake tester comes out clean from a center muffin.
  10. Cool to room temperature and enjoy!

 

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