Wheat Germ Muffins Recipe

Wheat Germ Muffins picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sifted all purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Wheat germ1 Cup (16 tbs) (From A 12-Ounce Jar)
 Egg1 , well beaten
 Milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine4 Tablespoon, melted (1/2 Stick)
 Molasses1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2142 Calories from Fat 632

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 72 g111.1%

Saturated Fat 37.8 g188.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 357.4 mg

Sodium 2920.3 mg121.7%

Total Carbohydrates 327 g109.1%

Dietary Fiber 20.2 g81%

Sugars 106.5 g

Protein 58 g116.5%

Vitamin A 38.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 121.6% Iron 122.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a medium size bowl, sift all purpose flour , sugar , and baking powder. Slowly stir in the wheat germ. Using your hands, make a well in the centre of all the ingredients.
2. Grease 12 medium sized muffin pan cups with butter and keep aside.
3. In a small bowl ,molasses, beat eggs, milk and melted butter or margarine using a small wired whisk or electric hand-held mixer.
4. Add the flour mixture to the egg, milk and butter/margarine, stirring constantly. Using a small wire whisk. Do not over stir, only until all the liquid is fully incorporated to form a lumpy batter.
5. Pour the batter evenly into the muffin cups and till each cup if only 2/3 full. The muffins will rise beyond the cups when baked.
6. In a hot oven at 400 Degrees Fahrenheit, bake the muffins for 25 minutes or until surface is brown. When dabbed, the muffins should have a springy, and bouncy feel.
7. Serve hot with butter or margarine and your favourite jelly, jam, marmalade, or preserves.