Guiltless Cherry-Almond Struesel Muffins

Guiltless Cherry-almond Struesel Muffins Recipe

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Since I'm diabetic, I'm always on the look out for recipes that I can eat with my family, and for them to enjoy it too. This one was a hit!
don't let the size of the list scare you, it's an oh, so easy recipe. Enjoy!

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1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
whole wheat flour
2 Tbsp
milled flax seed (optional)
1 c
sugar (may use splenda)
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
3/4 c
skim milk
1/2 c
lowfat buttermilk
1/3 c
light ricotta cheese
2 Tbsp
canola oil
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
almond extract
3 large
egg whites (or 2 whole eggs)
2 c
fresh, pitted cherries 1/4'd, or frozen (easier)
cooking spray
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
sliced almonds
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
butter (melted)

How to Make Guiltless Cherry-Almond Struesel Muffins


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 2Combine 1st 7 ingredients into a bowl; Make a well in the center. Combine milk and next 6 ingredients, (milk thru eggs) stir well with wire whisk, Add to flour mixture, stir until moistened. Gently fold in cherries. Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray.
  • 3Combine the 1/4 cup flour and rest of ingredients together, and sprinkle evenly over batter. Bake at 375 for 18 mins or until done. Remove from pans immediatly and cool on a wire rack.

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About Guiltless Cherry-Almond Struesel Muffins

Course/Dish: Muffins
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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