Strawberry Orange Muffins

Strawberry-Orange Muffins

1 1/4 cups strawberries — halved
3 tablespoons butter or margarine — melted
2 teaspoons orange rind — grated
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar

Combine strawberries, butter, orange rind & eggs in a blender. Process just until blended.

Combine flour, 1 1/4 cups sugar, baking powder & salt. Add strawberry mixture & stir just until moist.

Spoon batter into 12 greased muffin cups. Sprinkle tops with 2 tsp of sugar.

Bake at 400F for 20 minutes or until muffins spring back when lightly touched in center. Remove from pans immediately.

Per muffin (as reported by Cooking Light) : 184 cal, 4 g fat (20%), 45 mg chol, 179mg sod, 34.8g carb Per MC: 1 g. fiber= 4 pts

Notes: Cinnamon sugar or vanilla sugar would be a nice topping for the muffins.

Per serving: 182 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (18% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 39mg Cholesterol; 169mg Sodium

Food Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

4 pts

Recipe By: Cooking Light
Serving Size: 12

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