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Cranberry Walnut Muffins

Cranberry Walnut MuffinsThese are some of the best muffins ever! Perfectly tart, perfectly sweet, perfectly delicious, especially right out of the oven.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2/3 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
2/3 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Spray 8 cups of a 12-cup muffin pan with butter-flavored cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Mix Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon together in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. Mix buttermilk, melted butter, eggs and orange zest together in a small mixing bowl. Add to flour mixture. Mix gently to combine. Add walnuts and cranberries and stir until just blended.
  4. Spoon batter into eight muffin cups.
  5. Bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Makes 8 muffins.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; 1 muffin): Calories 210 | Calories from Fat 90 | Fat 10g (sat 4.5g) | Cholesterol 70mg | Sodium 320mg | Carbohydrates 24g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 5g | Protein 5g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at