Apple Lover Muffins

Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).  Line the compartments of a muffin pan with paper liners (or spray with cooking spray).

Topping: In a medium bowl, combine the canola oil or melted tub margarine, SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend, flour, rolled oats and ground cinnamon for the topping. Mix until crumbly and set aside.

Batter: In a large bowl or a food processor fitted with the steel blade, combine the SPLENDA® Granulated, oil, egg, and vanilla extract. Mix well or process for 1 minute, until well blended. Combine the flours, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a bowl. Add to the SPLENDA® mixture along with the yogurt and mix just until combined (or process with quick on/off pulses, just until combined). Stir in the apples with a rubber spatula.

Scoop the batter into the prepared muffin pan, filling each compartment about two thirds full. Sprinkle evenly with reserved topping.

Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 22 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and the tops spring back when lightly touched.

Ingredients

  • Muffin Batter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener- Granulated
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) pure vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) plain nonfat yogurt or buttermilk
  • 2 cups (500 mL) apples; peeled; cored and chopped Topping:1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil or melted tub margarine2 tbsp (30 mL) SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend2 tbsp (30 mL) flour (whole wheat or all-purpose)2 tbsp (30 mL) rolled oats1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon

Nutrition information

per serving
Total Calories 160
Calories from Fat 72
Total Fat 8.00g
Saturated Fat 0.50g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 130.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 20.0g
Fibre 2.00g
Sugars 5.00g
Protein 3.00g

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