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Delicious Cranberry Applesauce Muffins

Delicious Cranberry Applesauce MuffinsThese muffins are a great addition to a brunch or with an egg casserole—and the aroma while they bake is heavenly!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 large eggs, beaten
2 cups cake flour
1/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a muffin pan, or use paper liners.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together applesauce, oil, and eggs. In a large bowl, combine cake flour, Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Make a well in the center, and pour in egg mixture. Stir until just moistened, and then fold in cranberries. Spoon batter into muffin cups, 2/3 full. Sprinkle nuts over the top of batter.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 2 minutes before removing.

Makes 12 muffins.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe; 1 muffin): Calories 150 | Calories from Fat 40 | Fat 4.0g (sat 0.5g) | Cholesterol 35mg | Sodium 270mg | Carbohydrates 24g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 3g | Protein 3g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.