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Cherry Blossom Muffins

 Cherry Blossom Muffins
Just because you have to curtail cholesterol doesn't mean you can't munch on a muffin! These moist muffins are bursting with pecans and cherry filling.
9 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups reduced-fat biscuit/baking mix
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free cherry fruit spread


  • In a bowl, combine egg substitute, orange juice, sugar and oil. Add
  • baking mix; stir for 30 seconds. Fold in pecans. Coat muffin cups
  • with cooking spray or use paper liners; fill cups one-third full.
  • Top each with 2 teaspoons fruit spread; cover with the remaining
  • batter. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until muffins test
  • done. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Yield:
  • 9 muffins.
Nutritional Facts: One muffin equals 241 calories, 10 g fat (0 saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 330 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 fat.