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Plain Low Fat Muffins Recipe

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This recipe for Plain Low Fat Muffins, by , is from The Toledo Area Chapter APA Celebrates National Payroll Week!, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Thursday, July 24, 2008


1 cup skim milk
1 egg
2 T low fat margarine
1/2 tsp butter flavoring
2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tsp granulated sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

For starters, pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 12-muffin baking tray with nonstick cooking spray. Mix the milk, egg, margarine and butter flavoring in a small bowl. Now mix the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in another bowl. Then add the milk mixture to the flour mixture, and stir just until disappears. Spoon the batter into the muffin baking tray holes and bake for about 30 minutes. Cool on rack for 5 minutes. Serve these plain low fat muffins hot. Serves 12= 1.5 WW Points each

Plain Low Fat Muffin Variations:
Berry Muffins
Add 3/4 cup fresh berries (blueberries or raspberries will do) to flour mixture. Increase Optional Calories to 30.

Sweet Muffins
Use same amount of dark brown sugar or maple sugar instead of granulated.

Orange Muffins
Substitute 1/2 cup skim milk , 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (the milk will curdle because of the citric acid) and 2 teaspoons orange zest for skim milk in basic recipe.

Lemon Muffins
Substitute 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons skim milk, 2 tablespoons lemon juice (milk will curdle) and 2 teaspoons lemon zest for skim milk in basic recipe.Reduce optional Calories to 20.

Pineapple Muffins
Add 1/2 cup well-drained crushed pineapple to milk mixture. Increase Optional Calories to 30.

Chocolate Muffins
Use 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder and 1 1/2 cups flour, and increase sugar to 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract to liquid. Dust with 1 teaspoon confectioners sugar when slightly cooled.




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