Heat the oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly spray a regular size muffin tin with
Toast the walnuts in the oven for 7 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Allow the nuts to cool, then coarsely chop them with a knife or with the pulsing action
in a food processor.
Whisk the wet ingredients together in the order listed until well blended.
Sift together the dry ingredients into a large bowl. Make a well in
the center, and stir in the wet mix. When half mixed, stir in the toasted walnuts.
Be careful not to over-mix - the batter should remain lumpy.
Using a rounded #12 scoop (1/2 cup) place the batter into the prepared muffin
Bake the muffins on the middle shelf of the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes,
turning the muffin tin once if necessary to allow for even browning.
Let the muffins cool in the pan for 5 minutes before removing them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Posted by LladyRusty at Recipe Goldmine May 9, 2001.