ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Cinnamon-Apple Muffins

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

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.