Cherry-Nut Muffins

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These low calorie, low fat muffins are light and sweet, perfect for breakfast or a morning snack.

Cherry-Nut Muffins
Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
18 mins
Stand Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
38 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 slightly beaten egg white

  • ¾ cup fat-free milk

  • 3 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

  • ½ cup snipped dried tart cherries

  • 2 tablespoon chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Line twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin pans with paper bake cups; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in center of flour mixture; set aside.

  2. In another bowl combine egg white, milk, oil, and orange peel. Add milk mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy). Gently fold in cherries and nuts.

  3. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each two-thirds full. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm. Makes 12 muffins.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

154 Calories
4g Fat
26g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 154
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 128mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 53mg 1%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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