apple cranberry streusel muffins

Categories
Muffins
Lowfat
Yield
18 Servings
MeasureIngredient
3 cups All-purpose flour
1½ cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Baking powder
½ cup 1% lowfat milk
3 tablespoons Vegetable oil
2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
1 cup Unsweetened applesauce;chunky style; see note
Egg; plus
Egg whites
2 cups Chopped apples
1 cup Cranberries; fresh or frozen
½ cup All purpose flour
½ cup Brown sugar
½ teaspoon Ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Ground nutmeg
¼ teaspoon Ground cloves
2 tablespoons Melted margarine

STRUESEL TOPPING

Preheat oven to 375. Spray muffin pans with no-stick cooking spray or use non-stick pans.

Stir flour, sugar, and baking powder together in large mixing bowl. Add next 4 ingredients and beat with electric mixer on low speed until combined (30 seconds). Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping sides of bowl frequently. Add eggs and beat 2 more minutes. Stir in chopped apples and cranberries. Spoon into muffin pans until ¾ full.

Spoon about 1 tablespoon of struesel topping over each muffin. Bake for 15-20 minutes until muffins test done.

Stuesel Topping: Blend the dry ingredients in a small bowl. Drizzle with the melted margarine and blend with pastry blender or fork.

Contacts () California

Notes: When baking muffins or cakes, substitute half the butter or oil with unsweetened applesauce or another fruit puree like prune puree. Makes about 18 muffins. Preparation and baking time: 30 minutes. [Per serving Calories 229; Fat 4g (16%cff); Cholesterol 12mg; Sodium 86mg] Recipe by: California Project LEAN Posted to EAT-LF Digest by Pat Hanneman <kitpath@...> on Oct 01, 1998, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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