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Chocolate Cherry Muffins Recipe

Serves: 
9
20 minutes
Calories per serving: 280

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup Dutch process cocoa powder
1/2 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 large eggs
1 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2/3 cup nonfat buttermilk
1/2 cup chopped dried cherries
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place paper baking cups in muffin pans.

Combine flour, baking powder and soda; set aside.

Beat eggs and SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener at high speed with an electric mixer 5 minutes. Add butter and vanilla; beat at medium speed until blended, about 1 minute. Add cocoa mixture; beat at low speed until blended. Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed, just until blended after each addition. Stir in the cherries and walnuts. Spoon mixture into prepared muffin pans, filling 3/4 full.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until cake tester comes out clean. Remove from pans immediately and cool on a wire rack.

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Nutrition Info Per Serving

Nutrition Info Per Serving 9 servings, Serving Size: 1 muffin

Calories
280
Calories From Fat
150
Total Fat
17
g
Saturated Fat
8
g
Cholesterol
75
mg
Sodium
250
mg
Total Carbs
29
g
Dietary Fiber
3
g
Sugars
8
g
Protein
7
g

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