Orange-Date Muffins - Jet Stream Oven

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Safflower oil, for coating muffin cups
1 orange
1/2 cup chopped, pitted dates
2 Tbsp safflower oil
1 egg plus 1 additional egg white
2 Tbsp light honey
2 Tbsp nonfat plain yogurt
1½ cups whole wheat pastry or unbleached white flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda

Grate peel from orange, then juice orange. In large bowl, combine peel and juice with dates, oil, egg, egg white, honey and yogurt.

In separate bowl. combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. Mix together contents of both bowls, stirring briefly. DO NOT OVERMIX batter.

Pour muffin batter into foil muffin cups. Place on rack and cover with hold-down rack in Nesco®/American Harvest® Jet Stream Oven® and bake at 350º F on LOW fan speed for 9-12 minutes.