Posted By: Carol (188.8.131.52) Date: Saturday, 1 February 2003, at 9:05 a.m.
Magical Maraschino Cherry Muffins
1 1/2 c. all purpose flour 1/2 c. Splenda granular 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 3/4 c. Dannon plain fat free yogurt 1/3 c. Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder 1 egg or equivalent in egg substitute 1/4 c. I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Margarine, melted 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 c. chopped walnuts 1/4 c. mini chocolate chips 8 maraschino cherries, chopped
Preheat oven 375 degrees. spray 8 wells of a 12 hole muffin pan with butter flavored cooking spray or line with paper liners. In a large bowl, combine flour, Splenda, b. powder and b. soda. In a medium bowl, combine yogurt and dry milk powder. Stir in egg, margarine and vanilla extract. Add liquid mixture to dry mixture. Mix gently just to combine. Fold in walnuts, choco.chips and chopped cherries. Spoon about 1/4 c. batter into each prepared muffin well.
Bake for 12 - 15 min. or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Place muffin pan on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes. Remove muffins from pan and continue cooling on wire rack.
Serves 8 Each serving equals:
HE: 1 Br, 1 FA, 1/4 FFM, 1/2 Pr, 1/2 Sl 199 calories, 7g fat, 6g Pr. 28g Ca, 389mg So, 163 mg. Cl, 1g Fi Diabetic exchange: 1 1/2 St, 1 Fa
Hints: Fill unused muffin wells with water. It protects the muffin tin and ensures even baking. Batter will be thick.
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