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Nut Tree Pumpkin Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 12 California walnut halves

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in mixing bowl.
  3. Mix in oil, eggs and pumpkin.
  4. With mixer on low speed, gradually mix in water until well blended.
  5. Pour batter into greased muffin pans.
  6. If desired, top each muffin with a walnut half.
  7. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Makes 12.

Per muffin: 254 cal.; 3 g pro.; 39 g carb.; 10 g fat (1 sat., 3 monounsat., 6 polyunsat.); 35 mg chol.; 283 mg sod.; 1 g fiber; 25 g sugar; 35 percent calories from fat

Source: Nut Tree Remembered: The Cookbook Vacaville Museum and Nut Tree, Vacaville, California

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