Rhubarb Streusel Muffins (Low Cholesterol version)

1
Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

My regular version recipe is also on here but I decided it was time to start taking a closer look at how I can reduce some of the calories, fat, sodium, and cholesterol in my "keeper" file. When I plugged in all the info for the regular version the overall cholesterol for 1 jumbo sized muffin was 60mg!! This version only has 2mg! And it saves about 14 calories without changing the taste! Now I don't feel quite as guilty about making or eating these!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
5 Jumbo Muffins
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    yogurt (vanilla or strawberry)
  • 2 Tbsp
    margarine, melted
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1/4 c
    egg beaters egg substitute
  • 1 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh ground flaxseed
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    rhubarb, diced
  • TOPPING:

  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 2 tsp
    margarine, melted

How to Make Rhubarb Streusel Muffins (Low Cholesterol version)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or paper line a muffin tin.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, 2 T. melted butter, oil and egg. In a separate bowl, combine flour, ground flaxseed, 3/4 c. brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Pour wet ingredients into dry, and mix only until just blended. Fold in rhubarb. Spoon into prepared muffin cups until two-thirds full.
  3. In a small bowl, combine ingredients for topping. Spoon over tops of muffin mix, press down lightly.
  4. Bake @ 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until muffin tops spring back when lightly pressed. Cool in pan for about 15 minutes before removing to cooling rack. These muffins freeze well when individually wrapped in plastic wrap then placed in a freezer bag.

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