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Quinoa And Apricot Muffin Recipe

By: Pooja Gupta

Sweet muffins we have all heard about but savoury muffin is the new trend. These muffins combines taste and health in small package. These muffins can be made easily at home with quinoa and apricot. Incase you don't have apricot you can swap it with walnuts as well. They are really tasty and definitely make a good option for high teas and coffees.

quinoa and apricot muffin recipe
QUINOA AND APRICOT MUFFIN RECIPE | HOW TO PREPARE QUINOA AND APRICOT MUFFIN AT HOME | APRICOT MUFFIN RECIPE | MUFFIN RECIPE
Quinoa And Apricot Muffin Recipe | How To Prepare Quinoa And Apricot Muffin At Home | Apricot Muffin Recipe | Muffin Recipe
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
20M
Total Time
30 Mins

Recipe By: Pooja Gupta

Recipe Type: Snacks

Serves: 3-4

Ingredients
  • Quinoa - 1 cup

    Finely chopped dried apricot - 1 ½ cup

    Tub Quark - 2 cups

    Large eggs - 3

    Vanilla extract - 1 tsp

    Rapeseed oil - 2 tbsp

    Grated apples - 2 small

    Zest and orange juice - 1 small

    Pumpkin seed, plus a bit extra - ½ cup

    Wholemeal plain flour - ½ cup

    Ground almond - 3 tbsp

    Chia seeds - 2 tbsp

    Wheatgerm - less than half cup

    Baking powder - 1½ tsp

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.

    2. Tip the quinoa and apricots into a small pan with 300ml water.

    3. Bring water to the boil, then turn the heat right down, cover and simmer for 20 minutes until the water has been absorbed and the quinoa is cooked.

    4. Check frequently that it doesn't boil dry.

    5. Meanwhile, beat the quark with the eggs, extract, oil, apples, and orange zest and juice.

    6. Stir in the cooled quinoa mixture, then fold in the pumpkin seeds, flour, ground almonds, chia seeds, wheatgerm and baking powder.

    7. Spoon into the muffin cases, scatter with a few pumpkin seeds and bake for 20 minutes.

Instructions
  • 1. You can also add almond meal in the muffin batter to enhance the taste.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 muffin
  • Calories - 164
  • Fat - 8g
  • Protein - 9g
  • Carbohydrates - 13g
  • Sugar - 7g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3g
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Read more about: quinoa, muffins, breakfast, savoury, snacks
Story first published: Monday, November 20, 2017, 16:00 [IST]
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