Apple Flax Muffins

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 164.8
  • Total Fat: 12.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 70.2 mg
  • Sodium: 319.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 5.9 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    1-1/4 cup flax seed meal
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 Tablespoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon nutmeg
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    Artificial sweetener equal to 3/4 cup sugar (1/2 cup can be flavored sugar-free syrup) (calculated using Splenda)
    4 large eggs, beaten
    1/4 cup oil (calculated using olive oil)
    1/2 cup liquid (flavored syrup or water) (calculated using water)
    1 Tablespoon vanilla
    1 medium apple, chopped fairly finely
    1/2 cup chopped almonds (optional - included in calculation)


Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 12-muffin tin very well.

1. Mix the dry ingredients together, then add the rest of them.

2. Let batter stand 10 minutes, then put into the muffin pan and bake for about 18 minutes until toothpick comes out clean and muffins just barely start to pull away from the sides of the tin.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TALLYCURLYGIRL.

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  • Recipe chgs: used 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce instead of oil; used 1/4 cup of xylitol & about 25-30 drops of Stevia extract (NOW brand) for sweetener, (Next time add 1 tsp of stevia extract which is equiv to 1/2 cup of sugar) 1/8 tsp of ground cloves instead of nutmeg. Baked 40 minutes not 18 - 1/18/15

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  • I loved these. They were easy to make and I already had all of the ingredients. They are even gluten free! I had to bake mine 10 minutes longer than suggested. - 2/27/13

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  • Great recipe, changed sugar to 1/2 cup Splenda and 1/4 cup sugar free syrup - very dense and not overly sweet - 2/13/13

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  • One of my favorites! - 8/6/11

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  • My granddaughter and I LOVED this!! When I said "and it's healthy too!" She said "shhhh!! - kids aren't supposed to know!" (she's 9) - 6/25/09

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