Cranberry Walnut Muffins

Categorized as: Breads-Muffins, Fruit
Makes 8 servings.


½ cup SPLENDA® Granular
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ cup unsweetened orange juice
¼ cup fat-free sour cream
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon reduced calorie margarine
¼ cup egg substitute or 1 large egg
¼ cup chopped walnuts
1 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 cups of a 12 cup muffin pan with butter-flavored cooking spray. Set aside.
2. Mix SPLENDA® Granular, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon together in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Set aside.
3. Mix orange juice, sour cream, margarine and egg substitute (or egg) together in a small mixing bowl. Add liquid mixture to dry mixture. Mix gently to combine. Add walnuts and cranberries and stir until just blended.
4. Spoon batter into eight muffin cups. Bake in preheated 375°F oven 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Total Calories 150
Calories from fat 35
Total fat 4g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 320mg
Total Carbohydrate 24g
Sugars 4g
Dietary Fiber 1mg
Protein 4g

Exchanges Per Serving: 1 ½ starch, 1 fat

Additional comments:

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