These muffins were such a favourite at The Fitness Group.  I was recently asked for the recipe and thank goodness, somone still had it!

  • 3 cups whole grains-wheat, triticale,oatmeal,7 grain cereal, cracked wheat (I used Bob’s Red Mill 10 Grain Cereal – pictured)
  • 2 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 C. raw sugar
  • 1 C. sunflower oil
  • 1 C. dried cranberries (could also use currants, raisins, or chopped prunes)
  • 1/2 C. each of poppy, sunflower, sesame seeds and/or millet
  • 1 1/2 to 2 C. unbleached flour sifted with 2 tsp baking powder and 1 tsp. baking soda

Roast sunflower and sesame seeds at 300 for 10 minutes. cool.

Combine whole grains and buttermilk and let sit 10 minutes.

Beat eggs.

Add eggs to buttermilk with vanilla, oil and sugar.

Add currants, the rest of the seeds and stir til combined. Add flour mixture and stir until just barely combined.

Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.

The original!

Photo of seedy muffins
The finished product – seedy muffins!