Muesli muffins with almonds and cranberries

Whole grains, cranberries and almonds jack up the nutrient power in these muffins compared to common, cake-like ones.

This recipe has been adapted to include Health Canada’s safe recipe style guide.

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240 cal Serves 12
Prep time 0h 20m
Cook time 0h 20m
Total time 0h 40m
Muesli muffins with almonds and cranberries on kitchen counter



  1. Step 1

    Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Wash and dry all surfaces and equipment used for food preparation.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C). Lightly spray 12-cup, non-stick muffin pan with cooking spray.
  3. Step 3

    In large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, flaxseed, cinnamon and baking soda.
  4. Step 4

    In small bowl, combine almonds, 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the oats and 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the cranberries and set aside. Stir remaining oats and cranberries into flour mixture until well blended.
  5. Step 5

    In medium bowl, whisk together yogurt, canola oil, pear purée, egg and almond extract. Stir yogurt mixture into flour mixture until just blended. Do not overmix.
  6. Step 6

    Spoon equal amounts of batter into muffin cups. Sprinkle evenly with reserved almond mixture. Bake 18 to 20 minutes. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove from pan; serve warm or let cool to room temperature.

Nutritional information

Per serving (1 muffin)

6 g
15 mg
73 mg
Total fat
9 g
Saturated fat
1 g
15 mg
34 g
3 g
18 g
Added sugars
10 g