Valley Fig Growers

Whole Wheat California Fig Muffins

Makes 12 muffins


1 cup whole wheat flour 

1/2 cup all-purpose flour 

1/2 cup wheat germ 

2 teaspoons baking powder 

1 teaspoon salt 

1/4 cup margarine, softened 

1/2 cup honey 

1 egg 

1/2 cup nonfat milk 

2 teaspoons grated lemon peel 

1 cup Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Golden Figs, coarsely chopped  


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Stir together flours, wheat germ, baking powder and salt; set aside. Cream together margarine and honey; beat in egg. Stir in milk, lemon peel and figs. Add to dry ingredients and mix just enough to blend. Evenly distribute batter among 12 (2 1/2-inch) greased muffin cups. Bake about 20 minutes or until muffins are lightly browned and test done. Carefully remove muffins from pan and serve warm.
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Nutrition Information

amount per serving

  • Calories 225
  • % Calories from Fat 22%
  • Fat 6
  • Cholesterol 18
  • Protein 5
  • Carbohydrates 41
  • Fiber 5
  • Iron 2
  • Sodium 331
  • Calcium 102
  • Potassium 257