Cardamom Lemon-Peel Muffins
2 1/2 cups oat bran, uncooked
1 cup whole-what flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup honey
4 large egg whites
1/4 teaspon almond extract
Grated rind of 1 lemon
Preheat oven to 400F.
Spray two muffin tins with vegetable oil spray or use paper muffin
cups. In a medium bowl, combine bran, flour, cardamom, baking
powder and baking soda. Mix well. In a large bowl, combine
applesauce, oil, honey, egg whites, almond extract and lemon peel.
Stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Mix well, but do not
overmix. Fill prepared muffin cups almost full. Place in oven
and reduce heat to 375F. Bake 18 to 20 minutes, or until golden
brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.