Apricot Cardamom Muffins
Bake these apricot and spice muffins from a convenient homemade muffin mix you previously mixed and stored.
20 min.prep time
40 min.total time
2 1/2 cups prepared Oatmeal Muffin Mix (see below)
1 teaspoon ground cardamom*
1/2 cup finely chopped dried apricots
3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup chopped walnuts, almonds or pecans
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom**
Heat oven to 425°F. Place paper baking cups into 12-cup muffin pan or grease and flour cups. Set aside.
Combine all muffin ingredients
apricots in large bowl; stir just until moistened. Gently stir in dried apricots. Spoon batter evenly into prepared pan.
Combine all topping ingredients in small bowl; sprinkle evenly over batter. Bake 17-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand 5 minutes; remove from pan.
*Substitute 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
**Substitute 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon.
Oatmeal Muffin Mix
Combine 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, 3 cups old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats, 2 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar, 2 tablespoons baking powder in large bowl. Store in container with tight-fitting lid up to 3 months. Stir thoroughly before measuring.
Muffin mix can also be used to make Blueberry Lemon Muffins
and Banana Walnut Muffins
- If using 2 1/2x1 1/8-inch muffin pan cups, yield will be 15 muffins.
- Cardamom is a member of the ginger family and has a spicy sweet flavor. If you don’t have cardamom on hand, ground cinnamon can be used in its place.