Is there really a good low calorie chocolate chip muffins recipe? Here's one with the added benefit of fragrant orange.
Chocolate Chip Orange Muffins - Low Fat
An old-fashioned recipe, slightly modified. 331 calories, 6 grams of fat, 1 mg of cholesterol...and good!!
1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons finely shredded orange rind 2 egg whites 2/3 cup buttermilk 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/2 cup chocolate chips
6 servings 30 minutes 10 mins prep
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2. Spray 6 large, 3" muffin cups with no-stick spray and set aside. 3. In large bowl mix all dry ingrediants, including orange peel. 4. In small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Stire in the buttermilk and applesauce. 5. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture and stir just until moistened. 6. Fold in chocolate chips. 7. Spoon batter into cups. 8. Bake 20 to 22 minutes. 9. Cool in cups 5 minutes, then remove and cool on a wire rack. 10. To make standard sized muffins, spray 12 2 1/2" muffin cups with no-stick spray and bake for 15 to 17 minutes. 166 calories, 3 grams of fat, o mg of cholesterol.