Grape Nuts Muffins

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
141 Calories
4g Fat
22g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 141
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 224mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 80mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Grape nuts muffins are the perfect afternoon treat or breakfast on the go. This six-step recipe prepares a dozen muffins in under 30 minutes and can be altered to your liking. Want to add a little fiber to your morning routine? Add some oat bran. Do you like your muffins to have a little more texture? Add some more nuts.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 3 tablespoons sugar

  • 3/4 cup Grape Nuts cereal

  • 1 large egg, well beaten

  • 1 cup milk

  • 3 tablespoons melted shortening

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 F. Grease and flour muffin pans or line with paper liners.

  3. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar; whisk to blend thoroughly. Add cereal and mix.

  4. Combine beaten egg, milk, and melted shortening; add to dry mixture and mix just until all ingredients are moistened.

  5. Fill prepared muffin pans about 2/3 full.

  6. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until done.