Miniature Apple Muffins
Just the right amount of spice and a sprinkling of raisins give these bite-size muffins the robust flavor of an old-fashioned apple cake.
3/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons molasses
2 large eggs
1/3 cup apple juice concentrate, thawed
2 teaspoons grated fresh lemon peel
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup peeled, shredded fresh apple
2/3 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup raisins
- Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Lightly spray miniature muffin pans with vegetable cooking spray; set aside.
- Beat Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, butter, and molasses at medium speed of an electric mixer 1 minute or until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until blended after each addition; add apple juice concentrate and lemon peel, beating until blended.
- Combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, soda, and salt; add to Splenda® Granulated Sweetener mixture, beating on low speed just until blended. Stir in apple, oats, and raisins.
- Spoon batter into prepared pans; filling three-fourths full. Bake until edges are lightly browned, 12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Makes 36 muffins.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe; 1 muffin): Calories 100 | Calories from Fat 50 | Fat 6g (sat 3.5g) | Cholesterol 25mg | Sodium 125mg | Carbohydrates 11g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 4g | Protein 2g.
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.