Toasted Almond Muffins
These muffins have a wonderful combination or orange and almond flavors. They are great for breakfast or brunch, and make a perfect snack or a light dessert, too.
2 1/2 cups all-purpose baking mix
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 large egg
1 cup sliced, toasted almonds - divided use
1 cup softed powdered sugar
1 to 2 tablespoons orange juice
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease or paper-line 18 muffin cups.
- Combine baking mix, evaporated milk, granulated sugar, vegetable oil and egg in large mixer bowl. Beat on high speed for 30 seconds or until blended. Fold in 3/4 cup almonds. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling 2/3 full.
- Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
- Combine powdered sugar and orange juice in small bowl. Spread over each muffin; sprinkle with remaining almonds.
Makes 18 muffins.
Tip: For more almond flavor, add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon almond flavoring to the muffin batter.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/18 of recipe): Calories: 230 Calories from Fat: 100 Total Fat: 11 g Saturated Fat: 2.5 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 230 mg Carbohydrates: 31 g Dietary Fiber: .5 g Sugars: 20 g Protein: 4 g
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