Thursday, October 16, 2014

Frankenmuffins

Frankenmuffins


Invasion of the Frankenmufins!  These green goodies get their sweetness from the banana and their spooky color from spinach (that your kids can see but not taste). This is a great recipe to make for a kids parties.  Enjoy!  

Makes: 16 muffins

Ingredients:
Olive oil spray (I use a misto olive oil sprayer)
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 cup canola oil
3/4 cup milk
6 ounces (6 cups packed) fresh baby spinach
1 large banana
2 tsp vanilla

Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees

2. Spray 16 muffin cups with olive oil spray.  

3. In a large bowl whisk together whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt & cinnamon

4. In a blender puree canola oil, milk, spinach until smooth, then blend in banana and     vanilla.

5. Fold the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients.  Fill each prepared muffin two-thirds full. 

6. Bake the muffins until the toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 16 minutes.

Tips:
1.  Make a big batch a head and freeze some for your next party.  Or you can take them out one a time to enjoy!



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