Monday, April 2, 2012

Spinach Cake Mini Muffins

Feeding a toddler healthy foods can be a challenge. These muffins are easy to make with wonderful ingredients.

Tastes & Treasures cookbook has recipes for Blueberry muffins and Sour Cream muffins. They can also be made into "mini muffins".

Spinach Cake Muffins

1/2 Cup Unsweetened Applesauce

1 Large Egg

2 Tsp Vanilla Extract

1 Cup Fresh Spinach, packed

1/3 Cup Sugar

2 Tbsp Vegetable, Olive or Canola Oil

1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour

1 Tsp Baking Powder

1/2 Tsp Baking Soda

1/2 Tsp Salt

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

2. Place the first 6 ingredients in a food processor and puree
3. Place the remaining ingredients in a separate bowl and combine.

4. Pour the spinach puree in a large mixing bowl.

5. Slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet until combined.

6. Scoop batter into a greased mini muffin tin, filling each cup 2/3 of the way.

7. Bake for 12 minutes.

Note: Freezes well in plastic baggies.

Makes 24 mini muffins