If you can't find ground roasted buckwheat groats in your grocery store, ask for kasha--its commonly-used name. Check the package label before buying. Kasha is available in fine, medium, and coarse grinds.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Grease 2 1/2-inch muffin pans or line with paper bake cups; set aside. In a mixing bowl, pour the apple cider or the apple juice over the buckwheat groats. Let stand 5 minutes.

  • Add egg and cooking oil to groats; mix well. Stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and ginger. Add to buckwheat mixture, stirring just until moistened. Fold in finely chopped apple.

  • Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake in a 400-degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

176 calories; protein 3.4g 7% DV; carbohydrates 29.4g 10% DV; dietary fiber 1.7g 7% DV; sugars 9.3g; fat 5.4g 8% DV; saturated fat 0.7g 4% DV; cholesterol 17.6mg 6% DV; vitamin a iu 24.2IU 1% DV; vitamin c 0.4mg 1% DV; folate 51.8mcg 13% DV; calcium 26.2mg 3% DV; iron 1.1mg 6% DV; magnesium 27.7mg 10% DV; potassium 72.9mg 2% DV; sodium 200.4mg 8% DV.