Orange Pumpkin Muffins


1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

1 1/2 cups flour

1/2 cup whole wheat flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1 large seedless orange, cut into 4 sections

1 egg

1 egg white

2/3 cup solid pack pumpkin

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar


3 Tablespoons vegetable oil

1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped

Honey Tips

Honey Is Sweeter Than Sugar

Due to the high level of fructose, honey is 25% sweeter than table sugar.


Preheat oven to 400°. Coat 12 muffin cups with non-stick cooking spray. In a large bowl, mix together the first 7 ingredients. Puree orange sections with skin a food processor. Add next 6 ingredients. Process until combined. Add to flour mixture along with apricots and walnuts. Stir until just moistened. Distribute evenly among 12 muffin cups. Bake for 18 minutes, or until muffin tests done. Yield:12 muffins.