Better Choice Carrot Cake Muffins with Topping

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Better Choice Carrot Cake Muffins with Topping
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170.6
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.1 mg
  • Sodium: 153.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 5.9 g

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Introduction

An easy to make, healthier Carrot Cake Muffin recipe for any occasion. An easy to make, healthier Carrot Cake Muffin recipe for any occasion.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    Combine Dry:
    ● 2 Cups Wholewheat Flour
    ● 1/2 Tsp Salt
    ● 1/2 Tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
    ● 1 Tsp Baking Powder

    Combine Wet:
    ● 1 1/2 Cups (165 g) Grated Carrots
    ● 1/4 Cup (35 g) Chopped Walnuts
    ● 2 Tbsp (10 g) Chopped Walnuts (for Topping)
    ● 2 Large Eggs
    ● 1/3 Cup (80 ml) Honey
    ● 1/2 Cup Low Fat Milk (2 %)
    ● 2 Tsp Vanilla / Vanilla Essence

    Topping:
    ● 6 Tbsp (90 ml) Granulated Sweetener for Baking and Cooking (Canderel / Equal) OR 1 Cup Powdered Sugar
    ● 5.3 Ounces (150 g) Low Fat Cream Cheese
    ● 1 1/2 Tbsp (25 ml) Lemon Juice

Tips

● The nutritional information includes the topping made with Canderel Granulated Sweetener for Baking and Cooking.
● If using Granulated Sweetener for the topping tastes odd to you, you may use 1 Cup of Powdered Sugar instead (just remember to adjust your calorie intake).


Directions

● Mix the dry mixture into the wet mixture until incorporated.

● Coat a muffin pan with cooking spray and pour the mixture into the muffin pan, each approximately 3/4 full.

● Bake at 350 ░F (175 ░C) for about 15 - 20 minutes. Check the center of a muffin with a toothpick, the toothpick should come out clean.

● Let the muffins cool on a cooling rack for 10 minutes before removing them from the muffin pan.

● For the topping, beat the cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice with an elecric mixer set at medium - high speed until smooth.

● Spread the topping onto the muffins and sprinkle each one with chopped walnuts.

● Enjoy!

Serving Size:áMakes Twelve Cupcakes (with Topping)

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