Raisin Sesame Muffins

Sesame seed and ginger for a crunchy topping and unique flavor.
  • Yields 12 muffins
  • Details


    • 3/4 cup California raisins
    • 1/3 cup melted shortening, divided
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 4 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
    • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 egg

    Sesame Ginger Topping

    • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger


    Combine raisins with 1 teaspoon of the melted shortening; chop. Sift flour with sugar, baking powder, salt and spices; add raisins. Beat egg lightly; add milk and remaining shortening and blend into dry ingredients. Stir only until dry ingredients are moistened. Spoon into greased muffin pans. Combine all ingredients for Sesame Ginger Topping; mix well and sprinkle on muffins. Bake at 425°F for 20 minutes, or until browned. Let stand about 5 minutes, then remove from pans. Serve immediately.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 200 (31% from fat); Total Fat 7g (sat 2g, mono 3g, poly 2g, trans 1g ); Cholesterol 15mg; Protein 4g; Carbohydrate 32g; (Dietary Fiber 1g; Sugars 15g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 290mg; Calcium 41mg; Potassium 180mg

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