Thursday, May 15, 2008

Amy Conquers The Muffin

Muffin vs. Amy ... Amy wins!

The perfect low-fat banana muffin, weighing in at 115 calories .... Bam!

Banana Oat Muffins


TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cup oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Heaping 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup sweetened applesauce


In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small mixing bowl, beat the egg whites, bananas, brown sugar, milk and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in pecans.
Coat muffin cups with cooking spray; fill two-thirds full with batter. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Yield: 1 dozen.

1 comment:

  1. I, too, shall try these. (Once we are in a kitchen where I am not afraid to cook.)