Pomegranate Muffins

Pomegranate Muffins

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12 Bigelow® Pomegranate Pizzazz Herb Tea Bags
2 cups (500mL) boiling water
3 cups (750mL) all-purpose flour
1 cup (250mL) sugar
1½ tablespoons (22.5mL) baking powder
¾ teaspoon (3.5mL) salt
¾ cup of vegetable oil
3 large eggs
1½ cup cooled Pomegranate tea from above (reserve 6 tablespoons (90mL) for icing

2 cups (500mL) icing sugar
5-6 tablespoons (75-90mL) of remaining Pomegranate tea
Add 1 tablespoon at a time to make a stiff icing

Yield: Makes 12 muffins - Prep Time: 10 minutes - Cook Time: 12-15 minutes


Make tea by steeping tea bags in the boiling water for 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Preheat oven to 400ºF (200ºC).

Line muffin pans with muffin paper liners (total of 12) and spray top of muffin pan with cooking spray.

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large mixing bowl. Whisk together oil, eggs and reserved tea in separate bowl until combined. Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture and stir until the dry ingredients are moist and blended. Do not over mix.

Scoop the muffin mixture into prepared muffin pan filling to the top of each muffin cup.

Bake 12-15 minutes or until light golden brown or when a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. Turn out the muffins and glaze.

Make the glaze by combining icing sugar and 5-6 tablespoons (75-90mL) tea. Ice the muffins with glaze.


Nutritional Information:

Nutritional Information Per Serving Percent of Daily Value
Calories 318
 Protein  5 grams 10%
 Carbohydrate  41 grams 14%
 Total Fat  15 grams 23%
 Alcohol  0 grams
 Cholesterol  53 milligrams 18%
 Saturated Fat  2 grams 11%
 Monounsaturated Fat  4 grams
 Polyunsaturated Fat  8 grams
 Trans Fatty Acid  0.04 grams
 Total Dietary Fiber  0.8 grams 3%
 Total Sugar  17 grams
 Percentage of Calories 
 Protein  6%
 Carbohydrate  52%
 Total Fat  42%
 Alcohol  0%
 Vitamins & Mineral 
 Sodium  347 milligrams 14%
 Potassium  54 milligrams 2%
 Vitamin A   18 Retinol Equivalent 1%
 Vitamin C  0 milligrams 0%
 Calcium  114 milligrams 11%
 Iron  2 milligrams 11%
 Vitamin D (ug)  0.2 micrograms 2%
 Thiamin  0.3 micrograms 17%
 Riboflavin  0.2 milligrams 13%
 Niacin  2 milligrams 9%
 Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)  0.03 milligrams 2%
 Folic Acid  63 milligrams 16%
 Cobalamin (Vitamin B12)  0.2 micrograms 3%
Nutritional Recipe Features
Dairy Free
Soy Free


Pomegranate Muffins

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