Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins

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The recipe for this classic muffin was reviewed to include less sugar and fat, but it is still delicious!

Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 20 min
250 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

4 egg whites 8 tbsp
3/4 cup Unsweetened Applesauce 190 mL
2 lemons, juiced and zested 240 g
1/4 cup canola oil 65 mL
1/4 cup milk, partly skimmed, 2% 65 mL
1/2 cup sugar 110 g
1/2 tsp salt 2 g
1 tsp baking soda 3 g
9 g poppy seeds 1 tbsp
1/2 cup oats, organic, gluten-free 45 g
1/2 cup almonds, ground 70 g
340 g gluten-free flour (all purpose) 2 1/4 cups

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 175°C/350°F. Place 12 large paper muffin cups in one or more 12 cup muffin pan. Depending on the required amount, you may have to bake in batches.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the egg whites, Unsweetened Applesauce, zest and lemon juice, oil, milk, sugar, baking soda and salt. Mix well. It's normal that the mixture foams, it's the reaction between the baking soda and lemon juice.
  3. Add the flour, ground almonds and rolled oats to the bowl and mix well. Add the poppy seeds and mix well.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop, spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups.
  5. Bake in the middle of the oven for about 20-25 min, until a tooth-pick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Take the pan out of the oven, then put each of the paper lined muffins on a rack to cool. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (80g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

250

Fat

9 g

15 %

Saturated 0.9 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

5 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

150 mg

6 %

Carbohydrate

38 g

13 %

Fibre

3 g

12 %

Sugars

12 g

Net Carbs

35 g

Protein

5 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

11 %

Calcium

5 %

Iron

9 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : ¼ serving
Grain Products : 1 ½ servings
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ¼ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Heart-healthy
Good source of  :
Magnesium, Vitamin E
Source of  :
Fibre, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Zinc
Low  :
Saturated Fat
Free  :
Cholesterol, Trans Fat

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 0
Fruits 0
Milk and Alternatives 0
Meat and Alternatives 0
Fats 1 ½
Other Foods ½

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This recipe is in the following categories

Rice/Grain | Desserts | Breakfast | Snacks | Low Saturated Fat | Heart-healthy | Vegetarian | Halal | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Bake