Frankenmuffins

Spooky!

Spooky!

A scary treat for Halloween or just a healthy muffin for an everyday snack, these muffins are sure to be a hit for all ages.

Image and recipe from Parents Magazine.

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and coat 16 muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the all-purpose and whole wheat flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. In a blender, puree the canola oil, milk, and fresh baby spinach until smooth, then blend in the banana and vanilla.
  4. Fold the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients.
  5. Fill each prepared muffin well two-thirds full. Bake the muffins until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 18 minutes.

INGREDIENTS

  • All-Purpose Flour - 1 cup
  • Whole Wheat Flour - 1 cup
  • White Sugar - ¾ cup
  • Baking Powder - 2 tsp
  • Baking Soda - ½ tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp
  • Ground Cinnamon - 1½ tsp
  • Canola Oil - ¼ cup
  • Milk - ¾ cup
  • Fresh Baby Spinach - 6 cups packed
  • Large Banana - 1
  • Pure Vanilla Extrat - 2 tsp