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Lemon Ginger Muffins Recipe

Lemon Ginger Muffins Recipe

These quick muffins are tender and have a lovely aroma while they're baking. Fat-free yogurt keeps them moist. If you like the lemon and ginger, you're sure to enjoy their fresh flavor.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Sugar substitute equivalent to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon peel

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the butter, sugar and sugar substitute until crumbly. Add egg whites; beat well. Combine flour and baking soda; add to butter mixture alternately with yogurt. Stir in ginger and lemon peel.
  • 2. Coat muffin cups with cooking spray; fill three-fourths full with batter. Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Splenda no-calorie sweetener.

Nutritional Facts

One muffin equals 171 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 186 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.