Cinnamon-Apple Muffins

recipe

Yield:

1 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 153
Caloriesfromfat 19 %
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 3.4 g
Carbohydrate 27.6 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 133 mg
Calcium 67 mg

Ingredients

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 finely chopped peeled Granny Smith apple
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 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

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 3 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over batter. Bake at 400° for 18 minutes or until done. Remove from pans immediately; cool on a wire rack.

September 1997
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