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Skinny Ginger-Pear Muffins

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 15
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50% less cholesterol • 84% less sat fat than the original recipe. This batter keeps in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, so you can bake the muffins all at once or a few at a time. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup chopped pear
1
cup Fiber One™ cereal
1
cup fat-free milk
1/4
cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
1/4
cup cooking oil
2
tablespoons finely chopped almonds
1
recipe Ginger-Cream Spread (below)

Steps

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    Preheat oven to 400ºF. In a large bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, ginger, and salt. Add pear, stirring to coat. Stir together cereal and milk; let stand 5 minutes. Stir egg product and oil into cereal mixture; add to pear mixture, stirring just until moistened.
  • 2
    Spray 14 to 16 muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray or line with paper bake cups. Spoon batter into cups, filling 3/4 full. Sprinkle with nuts. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near centers comes out clean. Serve warm with Ginger-Cream Spread.
  • 3
    <b>Ginger-Cream Spread: </b> In a small bowl, combine 2/3 of an 8-ounce tub fat-free cream cheese, 1 tablespoon honey, and 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger until mixed.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
0%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
0%
Sodium
160mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Sugars
16g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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