molasses pumpkin muffins with crystallized ginger
littlefoodie and i just made these. they are soooo hearty and yummy! after cracking them open still slightly warm drizzle a little organic pure maple syrup over them...pure heaven! i adapted this recipe once again from the wonderful epicurious.com website! the 1 tbl of flaxseed meal and 3 tbls water heated and combined replaces and egg...great for vegans! replace the milk and yogurt with soymilk and soygurt or all soy milk and its totally vegan.
2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup oat bran
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup natural brown sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tbl ground flaxseed
3 tbl water
1 can organic pure pumpkin
1/2 cup blackstrap or unsulphured molasses
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger
heat oven to 350F. spray muffin tins w/non stick spray.
sift flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. add oat bran to dry ingredients after sifted.
whisk brown sugar and canola oil to combine. add eggs. combine flaxseed and 3 tbl water. heat for 30 seconds in microwave. add to wet. add pumpkin, molasses, buttermilk and ginger.
add flour and sitr until just combined.
spoon into muffins tins and bake 25-30 mins.