1 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)

Tip: Fruit purées such as prune butter help replace some of the fat in baked recipes. Try Lakvar or Sunsweet Lighter Bake.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

Combine 1 tablespoon sugar, ground ginger, and cinnamon in a bowl. Stir well; set cinnamon mixture aside.

Step 3

Place fresh ginger, 1/2 cup sugar, and lemon rind in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Set aside.

Step 4

Combine remaining 7 tablespoons sugar, flour, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture. Combine the ginger mixture, buttermilk, prune butter, oil, egg, and egg white; stir with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

Step 5

Divide batter evenly among 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray; sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon mixture over each muffin. Bake at 375° for 20 minutes or until golden. Remove from pans immediately; let cool on a wire rack.

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