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Orange-Pecan Mini Muffins

4
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
27 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
16
Difficulty
Easy
With a very low calorie count per piece, these fruit-and-nut mini muffins are the perfect accompaniment to a morning cup of coffee or tea.

Ingredients

all-purpose flour

1 cup(s)

sugar

½ cup(s)

baking powder

½ tsp

baking soda

½ tsp

table salt

¼ tsp

egg white(s)

1 large

low-fat buttermilk

½ cup(s)

vegetable oil

1 Tbsp

orange zest

1 tsp, finely grated

vanilla extract

½ tsp

unsalted pecan halves

2 Tbsp, chopped, finely chopped

unsalted pecan halves

1 cup(s), finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Arrange 16 foil mini muffin cups about 1 inch apart on a baking sheet.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. In separate, small bowl, whisk together egg white, buttermilk, oil, orange zest, vanilla and 1 tablespoon of pecans. Stir buttermilk mixture into flour mixture just until combined. Do not overmix.
  3. Spoon about 1 heaping tablespoon of batter into each foil cup; sprinkle tops with remaining pecans. Bake until centres spring back when gently pressed, about 12 minutes.

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