Moist, delicious cupcakes are always a
favorite, and because there is less sugar in this recipe there's
no need to resist eating just one more!
- 2 1/4 cups cake flour
3/4 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup softened unsalted butter
1/2 cup nonfat dry milk
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup buttermilk
3 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Place 18 paper baking cups into muffin pans. Set aside.
- Place cake flour, SPLENDA® Granulated
Sweetener, sugar and softened unsalted butter in a large mixing
bowl. Mix 1 to 2 minutes with electric mixer set on medium speed,
until butter is mixed into flour mixture.
- Add nonfat dry milk, baking powder, baking
soda and salt. Mix on low speed until blended.
- Mix buttermilk, eggs and extracts in a
small bowl. Stir well. Add 2/3 of the buttermilk mixture to the
flour mixture. Mix on medium speed mixing until the liquids are
just blended into the flour mixture. Stop the mixer and scrape
the sides and bottom of the bowl. Mix on medium-high speed about
45 to 60 seconds until the batter starts to become lighter in
appearance. Reduce mixer speed to low and add remaining liquids.
Mix on medium speed until blended. Stop mixer and scrape sides
and bottom of bowl again. Mix on medium high speed an additional
- Pour cake batter into prepared pans. Bake
cupcakes in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven 12 to 15 minutes
or until a wooden toothpick inserted in the center of the cupcake
comes out clean.
Makes 18 servings.
Nutritional Facts Per Serving ( 1 cupcake):
Calories: 170; Calories from Fat: 80; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated
Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 55mg; Sodium: 150mg; Total Carbs: 19g;
Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 5g; Protein: 4g
Exchanges Per Serving: 1 Starch, 2 Fats
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