Thursday, September 12, 2013

Low Fat Apple and Oatmeal Muffins



Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups quick oats
  • 1 1/2 cups apple juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (or spelt flour)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 medium apples, grated
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 egg whites, beaten to soft peaks
  • apple, wedges to garnish (with or without peel)



Directions:

  1. Soak the oats, apple juice, sugar and vanilla for 30 minutes.
  2. Mix in the flour, baking powder, grated apple and cinnamon.
  3. Fold in the beaten egg whites; Spoon into 12 muffin tins.
  4. Top muffins with 2 sliced apple wedges (cut quarters of apple into 3 or 4 wedges) and bake at 170° C (338°F) for 25 - 30 minutes until muffins and cooked though and golden.
  5. Cool in pan for a few minutes, then remove from pan and cool on wire rack.




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