Cranberry Apple Blender Muffins, Low-Sugar Breakfast Recipe
Want to enjoy some freshly baked treats that taste amazing, aren't loaded with excess sugar, and are super easy to prepare? Get ready to fall in love with these cran-apple muffins!
1/12th of recipe (1 muffin): 105 calories, 2.5g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 181mg sodium, 20g carbs, 2g fiber, 5g sugars, 3g protein
Cook: 20 minutes
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (about 4 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute
1/4 cup light butter
2 1/2 tbsp. Truvia spoonable no-calorie sweetener (or another natural brand that’s about twice as sweet as sugar)
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. salt
2/3 cup finely chopped Fuji or Gala apple
1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with foil baking cups, or spray it with nonstick spray.
Pulse oats to the consistency of coarse flour in a blender. Add remaining ingredients except apple and cranberries. Blend until completely smooth and uniform, stopping and stirring if needed. (Do not over-blend.)
Add apple and half of the chopped cranberries. Gently stir. Transfer to the pan, and smooth out the tops.
Top with remaining cranberries, and lightly press to adhere. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 18 minutes.
MAKES 12 SERVINGS
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