Carrot Muffins With Walnut-Cream Centers Ww Recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350F. Line 12 muffin cups with paper baking cups; set aside. Combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar and baking soda; stir. Add carrots and raisins, stir to coat. Stir in margarine; set aside. Combine buttermilk, egg substitute, orange juice and vanilla; stir into flour mixture. Fill each cup about 2/3 full.

Step 2

Combine cream cheese, walnuts, sour cream and remaining sugar. Top each portion of batter with an equal amount of cheese mixture. Bake in middle rack for 20-25 minutes, golden brown. Remove from pan to rack and cool.

Weight Watcher Exchanges: 1-1/4 Fat, 1/4 Protein, 1/4 Vegetable, 1 Bread, 1/2 Fruit, 65 Optional Calories.

Nutritional Analysis per serving: 236 calories, 6 g. protein, 8 g. fat, 35 g. carbohydrate, 56 mg calcium, 260 mg. sodium, 5 mg. cholesterol, 2 g. dietary fiber.

Calories from fat: 29%

Original recipe from Weight Watchers "Simply Light Cooking"

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/4c Flour, all-purpose
  • 5 2/3tb Sugar, granulated
  • 2ts Baking soda
  • 10tb Raisins, golden plumped, drained
  • 3 2/3tb Margarine softened
  • 1c Buttermilk, low-fat
  • 1/2c Egg substitute
  • 2tb Orange juice concentrate, no sugar added
  • 1ts Vanilla extract
  • 6tb Cream cheese, light
  • 2oz Walnuts, finely chopped
  • 2tb Sour cream, light

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