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Apple-Orange Spice Muffins Recipe

Makes 8 muffins

Makes 4 servings of 2 muffins each!

Each seving provides: 1 Bread, 2 Flour, 1 Fruit, 1/4 Meat, 40 Optional calories.

Per serving: 267 calories; 6 g protein; 9 g fat; 40 g carbohydrate; 177 mg calcium; 343 mg sodium; 70 mg cholesterol.


  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 dash salt, nutmeg, and cloves
  • 1/3 cup instant nonfat dry milk powd
  • 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp margarine
  • 1 tbsp plus 1 tsp fimrly packed
  • 1 brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, separated
  • 2 small pared, grated applies
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 1 tbsp plus 1 tsp frozen concentrated apple juice (no sugar added)
  • 1 grated orange peel
  • 1 dash cream of tartar


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Into small bowl sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and cloves; stir in milk powder and set aside.
3. In mixing bowl cream margarine with sugar; add egg yolk and, using electric mixer on medium speed, beat until thick and creamy.
4. Add apples, raisins, juice, and orange peel and stir to combine; add flour mixture and beat until well blended.
5. In separate bowl, using clean beaters and mixer on high speed, beat egg white with cream of tartar until stiff but not dry; fold into batter.
6. Spray eight 2 1/2 inch diameter nonstick muffin pan cups with nonstick cooking spray; spoon 1/8 of batter into each sprayed cup (each will be about 2/3 full) and partially fill remaining cups with water (this will prevent pan from burning and/or warping).
7. Bake 20 to 25 minutes (until cake tester, inserted in center, comes out clean).
7. Remove pan from oven and carefully drain off water (remember, it will be boiling hot); remove muffins to wire rack and let cool.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Apple
Fruit / Orange
Herb and Spice
Preparation Method:Baking
Special Diet:Low Fat

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