Get Healthy: Lemon raspberry cupcakes are a tasty treat for old and young


Leomon Rasberry Cupcake

Leomon Rasberry Cupcake

Fresh fruit and yogurt make this cupcake from the American Diabetes Association a tasty treat for young and old alike.

Serves: 12; Serving size: 1 cupcake

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 25 to 30 minute

INGREDIENTS

2 c. all-purpose flour

1 c. Splenda

1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

3 T. fresh lemon juice

2 tsp. fresh lemon zest

3/4 c. nonfat buttermilk

1/3 c. plain nonfat yogurt (preferably Greek-style)

1/3 c. canola oil

2 eggs

1 tsp. pure vanilla

4 oz. fresh raspberries, gently washed

Confectioners sugar, optional

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Add paper liners to a 12-cup muffin pan.

2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, Splenda, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.

3. In a large bowl, combine the lemon juice and lemon zest. Add in the buttermilk, yogurt, and oil. Beat at medium speed for 1 minute. Add in one egg, and continue to beat for 1 minute. Add in some of the flour mixture, and beat for 1 minute. Add in another egg and the vanilla, and beat for 1 minute. Add the remaining flour, and beat for 1 minute.

4. Gently fold in the raspberries by hand. Pour the batter into all the muffin cups. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until a tester inserted into a cupcake comes out clean. Remove the cupcakes from the oven. Allow them to cool in the muffin tin for 5 minutes. Remove the cupcakes, place on a cooling rack, and cool completely. Dust with confectioner’s sugar if desired.

Calories: 165

Calories from Fat: 65

Total Fat: 7 g

Saturated Fat: 0.7 g

Trans Fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 35 mg

Sodium: 195 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 20 g

Dietary Fiber: 1 g

Sugars: 4 g

Protein: 4 g

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One Response to Get Healthy: Lemon raspberry cupcakes are a tasty treat for old and young

  1. Slim Em says:

    I will have to try these!!

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