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Corn Muffins

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 12 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 13 ingredients

These corn muffins are so easy to make. The secret ingredient is cottage cheese — it ups the protein content and makes them moist and quite delicious. You can throw some together for breakfast or...


  • 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour (see Chef Tips)
  • 1 cup yellow stone ground cornmeal
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
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Nutrition Facts


187 cals


9 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g


24 g


6 g


2 g


5 g


184 mg


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a muffin pan with paper muffin cups. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together the whole-wheat pastry flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a small bowl, blend the cottage cheese, milk, butter, olive oil, whole egg, and egg yolk together.
  4. Stir the cottage cheese mixture and corn kernels to the dry ingredient, mix with a wooden spoon just until all the flour has been absorbed. The mixture will be thick, almost like a cookie batter.
  5. Spoon the dough into the prepared muffin molds. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until the tops are lightly golden brown. Let cook in the pan for 5 minutes then transfer the muffins to a wire rack.

Chef Tips

You can substitute whole-wheat pastry flour with half all-purpose flour and half whole-wheat flour.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, and videos are reviewed by our oncology-trained dietitians to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society