Muffins: Cinnamon-Apple Muffins

posted by mamaSue 04-29-100 2:43 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Cinnamon-Apple Muffins
Recipe By :September 1997 issue Cooking Light
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
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2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups granny smith apple -- finely chopped & peeled
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
1/3 cup 2% low-fat milk
1/3 cup light ricotta cheese
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 large egg whites
1 large egg
Cooking spray
3 Tbl. sugar
2 tsp. ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in apple, and make a well in center of mixture.

Combine buttermilk and next 6 ingredients (buttermilk through egg); stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray.

Combine the 3 Tbl. sugar and 2 tsp. cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over batter in muffin cups. Bake at 400 degrees for 18 min. or until done. Remove from pans immediately; cool on wire rack.

Yield: 1 and 1/2 doz. muffins (serving size: 1 muffin).

CAL 153 (19% from fat); FAT 3.2g; PROTIEN 3.4g; CARB 27.6g; FIBER 0.8g; CHOL 13mg; IRON 1.0mg; SODIUM 133mg; CALC 67mg

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