Orange Spice Muffins

Solar baked muffins make a good grab-and-go breakfast or a marvelous mid-afternoon snack.

Orange Spice Whole Grain Muffins

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/3 cup sugar

1/4 cup toasted wheat germ

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

1 teaspoon grated orange zest

2/3 cup milk (2% or whole)

1/3 cup canola or coconut oil

1 large egg, at room temperature

Preparation

Set Sun Oven out to preheat. Line the indentations of two 6-cup muffin tins with paper liners or arrange 12 sturdy muffin sized baking molds in two baking pans.

In a large bowl, whisk together the whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, sugar, wheat germ, baking powder, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and zest. In a small bowl beat together the milk, oil, and egg until blended. Stir the milk mixture into the dry ingredients until just moistened. Spoon batter into prepared cups until about two-thirds full. Bake in the Sun Oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 35 minutes. If you pans do not fit side by side in the Sun Oven use a rack to separate them than cross-stack them (the upper pan will bake slightly faster). Cool muffins in the pans on a wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.

 

SIGN UP FOR OFFERS, SALES, and Announcements!

Also learn morea about Emergency Preparedness, Saving Energy, and Creating Delicious Meals Using the Sun.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest