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Downside-UP Pineapple Muffins

Downside-UP Pineapple  Muffins Downside-UP Pineapple  Muffins

These pineapple muffins are very moist, mixing pineapples into the flour, also place the pineapple wedges at the bottom of the muffin pans, they can be breakfast, snack or a dessert.













Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


For the topping:
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons walnuts
10 ounces pineapple
For the muffins:
1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
½ cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 large eggs
1 large egg whites
cup brown sugar
¼ cup canola oil
or other vegetable oil
2 tablespoons orange juice
freshly squeezed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 ounces pineapple
crushed with juice
1 cup carrots
½ cup rolled oats
¼ cup raisins, seedless
¼ cup walnuts
chopped, optional


Preheat oven to 400°F.

Coat 12 muffin cups with cooking spray or brush with oil.

For the topping:

Place ½ teaspoon brown sugar into each muffin cup.

Place nuts on top of the sugar.

Stack pineapple slices and cut into 6 wedges.

Place 2 wedges in each muffin cup. Try to push them down.

For the muffins:

Sift together whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl.

Whisk eggs and brown sugar in a medium bowl until smooth.

Combine in oil, juice and vanilla.

Mix in crushed pineapple.

Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and combine with a rubber spatula until just mixed.

Stir in carrot, oats, raisins and nuts(optional).

Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin cups (they'll be very full).

Bake the muffins until the tops are golden brown and firm to the touch, 20 to 25 minutes.

Loosen edges right away and take muffins out onto a baking sheet.

Restore any stray pineapple pieces and nuts.

Let cool for at least 5 minutes.

Serve downside-up.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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From the ingredients, this is a very healthy recipe, and my kids love pineapple too.

over 13 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 86g (3.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19837% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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