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
Recipe By: Cooking Light
Serving Size: 12