Lemon Raspberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Lemon Raspberry Muffins with Lemon Glazelemon-raspberry-muffins.jpg
Put a spring in your step in the morning with this refreshing and light muffin!  With a little sweetness and healthy alternatives, this muffin is a perfect way to start your day!

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups white whole-wheat flour
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup Splenda® sugar blend
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup low fat buttermilk
  • ½ cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 ¼ cups diced frozen raspberries, unsweetened, finely chopped

Glaze:

  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon fat free milk
  • Zest of ½ a lemon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. 
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, buttermilk, applesauce, extracts, lemon juice and zest.  Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. 
  4. Fold in the frozen raspberries. 
  5. Fill muffin tin with muffin cups and spoon in muffin batter two-thirds full.  Bake for ~20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the middle comes out clean.
  6. Stir ingredients for glaze together in a small bowl and drizzle lightly over muffins while still warm. 

Serves 12

Nutrition Information
Per 1 muffin   
Calories: 137
Total Fat: 1 g
   Saturated Fat: 0.5 g
Sodium: 136 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 27 g
   Dietary Fiber: 3 g
Protein: 5 g