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Mocha cherry barley muffins

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 18 min | Makes: 10 muffins
Mocha cherry barley muffins

Enjoy the sweet aroma of chocolate while these muffins are baking. Look for frozen pitted cherries in the frozen food section of your grocery store to enjoy this recipe all year long.

Recipe developed by Emily Richards, PH Ec. ©Heart and Stroke Foundation 2013.

  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) barley flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) oat bran
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) baking soda
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vanilla
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) instant coffee granules
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) skim milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) canola oil
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (250 mL) pitted halved frozen dark cherries

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, oat bran, baking powder and soda.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together vanilla and coffee granules; set aside. In another bowl, whisk together milk, eggs and oil. Whisk in sugar and vanilla mixture. Pour over flour mixture; stir until just combined. Stir in cherries.
  3. Divide batter among 10 lightly sprayed or paper lined muffin cups. Bake in preheated 400 F (200 C) oven for about 18 minutes or until tester inserted in centre comes out clean.

Posted: October 2013

per serving (1 muffin)

  • Calories 192
  • Protein 5 g
  • Total Fat 7 g
    • Saturated Fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 38 mg
  • Carbohydrates 29 g
    • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 117 mg
  • Potassium 246 mg

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