Low Calorie Apple-Allspice Muffins


1/4 cup plus 2 tbs reduced-calorie margarine, divided
Brown sugar substitute to equal 3/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 and 3/4 cups ap flour, divided
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp kosher slat
3/4 cup skim milk
1 cup peeled, finely chopped apple
vegetable cooking spray
1/2 tsp ground allspice

These muffins are delicious and contain only 108 calories each. They are also perfect for a diabetic diet.


  • Cream 1/4 cup margarine in a medium bowl then gradually add 1/2 cup brown sugar substitute, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and mix well.
  • Combine 1 and 1/2 cups flour, baking powder, 1/2 tsp ground allspice, and salt.
  • Add the creamed mixture alternately with skim milk, stirring just until moistened.
  • Stir in finely chopped apple.
  • Spoon batter into muffin pans coated with cooking spray and fill 2/3’s full.
  • Combine the remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar substitute, 1/4 cup flour, and 1/2 tsp allspice in a small bowl.
  • cut in remaining 2 tbs margarine with a pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Sprinkle evenly over tops of muffins.
  • Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 20 minutes or until lightly browned
  • 108 total calories each muffin.




20 min


20 min


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