Barefoot by the Sea: Mmmmmmmmmmmuffins

Friday, March 26, 2010

Mmmmmmmmmmmuffins

We love muffins around here - it started for the girls at a very early age.  Blueberry, cranberry, pumpkin...you name it, they love it.  I came across this lower sugar recipe for the little morsels and wondered if they would miss the extra white stuff.  Nope, not a chance.  They devoured them and I may have had a couple as well.

 
  
Did I mention that we made half filled with all fruit jam?  So good! 


Sugar-Free Pumpkin Muffins
1 and 3/4 cups of whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking poweder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup apple sauce
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup water
Optional:  Fill muffins half way and add 1/2 teaspoon of All Fruit Jam or add 3/4 cup raisins, coconut or chocolate chips (I prefer miniature semisweet chocolate chips–NOT milk chocolate which is too sugary–but this does add sugar to the recipe, though just a bit).  You can also opt to add a little brown sugar and cinnamon on the top - again, adds sugar, so keep that in mind

Mix wet and dry ingredients separately, then mix together until combined.  Bake in muffin cups at 350 for 20-25 minutes.


Here's hoping you have a weekend full of goodness! 

10 comments:

  1. Yum!! I was reading and thinking yum, then I scroll down, and BAM! Filled with jam - double yum!

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    Kim @ http://frostmeblog.blogspot.com
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  2. Fruit filled!! Sounds so yummy. Thanks for the recipe :)

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  3. we are definitely muffin people here too :-) I might have to try the jam filled muffins...although that might make me eat the whole tray :-)

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  4. so hungry, those look delicious!

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  5. Mmmmm, those muffins look so good! I will have to try out that recipe!

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    Jen

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  6. mmmm... these look scrumptions. The bottom ones look like snickerdoodles! My 4 year old son loves to bake and cook with me too. It's fun bonding time... if we don't kill each other first. hee hee.

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    Jaime

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  7. Yummy! I am going to attempt to make some banana nut muffins tonight or tomorrow.

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  8. Ill take the jam filled one plz

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  9. Goodness gracious...jam-filled?! Be still my heart.

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