White Chocolate Pecan Nut Mini-Muffins
  • 2cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2teaspoon baking soda
  • 5ounces white chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 1cup pecan nuts, chopped*
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3cup buttermilk
  • 1/4cup light brown sugar
  • 5tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 400ยบ. Lightly grease and flour three trays of 12 mini-muffin pans.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder and baking soda in large bowl. Stir in chocolate and nuts. In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients and quickly fold into flour mixture.
  3. Spoon mixture into prepared mini-muffin pans. Bake for 8-12 minutes, until golden and risen. Cool muffins in pans on wire rack for 10 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
White Chocolate Pecan Nut Mini-Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 91
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

*Star ingredient: Pecans are slightly sweeter than walnuts and make a good substitute for them in recipes. Both types of nuts contain polyunsaturated fatty acids, protein and fiber.

From Diabetes Cookbook (DK Publishing) by American Diabetes Association.
Photography by: Priscilla Montoya

Calories 91,Fat 5,Perfat 51,Cholesterol 16,Carbo 10,Protein 2,Fiber N/A,Sodium N/A