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Berry Ricotta Muffins

Berry Ricotta Muffins
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Ingredients

Berry Ricotta Muffins

1
cup whole wheat flour
1
cup unbleached all-purpose flour
½
cup oatmeal
¼
cup wheat or oat bran
2
Tbsp ground flax seeds (optional)
1
Tbsp baking powder
1
tsp baking soda
½
tsp salt
½
cup soft butter
½
cup brown sugar
2
eggs
1
cup Canadian Ricotta cheese
½
cup milk
1
cup frozen berries

Honey and Ricotta Spread

1
cup Canadian Ricotta cheese
2
Tbsp honey
Cinnamon to taste (optional)
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Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Step 2

Grease and flour muffin moulds or line with paper cups.

Step 3

In a large mixing bowl, mix dry ingredients and create a well in the middle.

Step 4

In a separate bowl, mix brown sugar and soft butter. Add eggs one by one, mixing thoroughly after each. Add Ricotta and milk, and mix.

Step 5

Pour liquid mix gradually into dry preparation, mixing with a fork to ensure a homogenous texture. Add fruit and mix again.

Step 6

Spread dough into muffin moulds and bake in oven centre 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and a toothpick comes out of muffin clean.

Step 7

Meanwhile, prepare muffin spread. Serve warm or at room temperature, topped with spread and sprinkled with cinnamon (optional) and accompanied with fresh fruit.

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