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Orange Muffins with Dates - Prevention

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Category: Low Fat

 Ingredients List

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  • 1 lg Navel orange; see
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  • 1/2 c Pitted dates
  • 1/2 c Lowfat buttermilk
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 tb Packed brown sugar
  • 2 tb Unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tb Canola oil


1 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Baking powder
1 ts Baking soda

Orange pulp and rind give these muffins a refreshing citrus flavor.
Applesauce replaces 6 tablespoons of butter.

PREP: Preheat oven to 400F. Coat 12-cup muffin tin with no-stick spray.

1. Grate the rind from the orange and set aside. Peel the orange and chop
the pulp. In a food processor or blender, combine the orange pulp, dates
and orange rind; chop coarsely. Add the buttermilk, egg, brown sugar,
applesauce and oil; puree.

2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add
the orange mixture. Stir until just blended. Do not beat. Pour into muffin
tin, filling cups three-fourths full.

3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center
of a muffin comes out clean.

PER MUFFIN 130 cals, 3g fat, 150 mg sodium 1.4g fiber; 21% cff.

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